Erica × darleyensis 'Kramer's Rote'
heather 'Kramer's Rote'
'Kramer's Rote' is a vigorous dwarf evergreen shrub making a mat of dark bronze-green foliage with deep magenta flowers
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing or North–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Erica can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs with fine, needle-like leaves in whorls, and racemes or panicles of small, bell-shaped or tubular flowers
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in well-drained acidic soil in full sun. See Hardy heathers for further advice
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Low Maintenance
- Banks and slopes
- Ground cover
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