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Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow' (Heather 'White Glow')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow'

Other names

Heather 'White Glow'

Genus

Forsythia Forsythia

Variety or Cultivar

'White Glow' _ 'White Glow' is a vigorous, dwarf, evergreen shrub with dark-green foliage tipped cream in spring. It bears white flowers in late winter through spring.


Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Small, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green, Cream in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn; Dark-green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Phytophthora root diseases Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow' (Heather 'White Glow') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, acidic soil in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow'

Other names

Heather 'White Glow'

Genus

Forsythia Forsythia

Variety or Cultivar

'White Glow' _ 'White Glow' is a vigorous, dwarf, evergreen shrub with dark-green foliage tipped cream in spring. It bears white flowers in late winter through spring.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Small, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green, Cream in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn; Dark-green in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Erica x darleyensis 'White Glow' (Heather 'White Glow') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, acidic soil in full sun.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 6, Zone 5

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