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Other common names
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
'Exeter' is a bushy evergreen shrub to 2m in height, with erect branches bearing bright green foliage. Fragrant white flowers are carried in cylindrical plumes up to 30cm in length from late winter
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in a sunny position; whilst it prefers acid soil it will tolerate alkaline
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes Ground Cover
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 10
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by Phytophthora root diseases
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