Flower NameErica darleyensis
Formal NameErica × darleyensis
AliasErica darleyensis, Darleydale heath, heath
HabitatSouth Africa, (Prunus)
MorphA hardy evergreen shrub
Erica darleyensis (scientific name: Erica × darleyensis) is a gardening variety of the cold-resistant evergreen shrub "Erica" of the Ericaceae family. This species is a garden cultivar breeded by E. carnea (scientific name: Erica carnea) and E. erigena(scientific name: Erica erigena), and it's leaves are similar to cedar leaves. It brings small bell-shaped flowers of rice grain size to many branches and blooms. Along with promotion of forced cultivation, it is useful as a pot of a moon with few flowers.
Common name: Erica darleyensis, Scientific name: Erica × darleyensis, aka: kyoko, Darleydale heath, Origin: South Africa (Gardening variety), Tree height: 30 - 50 cm, flower season: November to April, flower color: peach · white · dense peach, flower diameter: 0.3 cm.
SpeciesE. × darleyensis
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Flowering placeGarden cultivated variety
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr Nov Dec
Height30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter0.3 ~ 0.3