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Botanical name: Erica cinerea 'Velvet Night'
Other names: Bell heather 'Velvet Night'
Variety or cultivar: 'Velvet Night' _ 'Velvet Night' is a mat-forming, evergreen shrub with dark-green foliage. It bears deep blackish-purple flowers in summer and early autumn.
Erica cinerea 'Velvet Night' is: Evergreen
Flower: Dark-purple in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Habit: Compact, Mat Forming
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Phytophthora root diseases
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Erica cinerea 'Velvet Night' (Bell heather 'Velvet Night') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.35m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Containers, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained acidic soil in full sun.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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