Erica cerinthoides

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    Erica cerinthoides @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Erica cerinthoides @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Erica cerinthoides
Formal Name
Erica cerinthoides
Alias
Erica fireheath, Erica cerinthoides
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Half-Hardy Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Erica cerinthoides

Erica cerinthoides or commonly Erika fireheath (scientific name: Erica cerinthoides) is paraphyletic graduate of Erika and is a half-hardy evergreen shrub native to South Africa. Long cylindrical branches with leaves jagged, brightly colored flowers bloom together several downward.
It is a plant blooming in a wasteland emerging from Emily Jane Brontë' novel "Wuthering Heights". Heath is known as a plant that grows after a wildfire has occurred. "Erica" in the genus name means "heather" in Latin and "cerinthoides" means "Cerinth (Cerinthe) + oides (similar to)" = (similar to Serinse). The language of flowers is "lonely feeling". From blooming in a wasteland where other grass does not grow.
[Special feature Erika]

Generic name:Erica cerinthoides ,scientific name:Erica cerinthoides, aka: Erika fireheath , Place of origin: South Africa, height 30-100 cm, flowering: anniversary, flower: red, red, peach, white, flower length: 3 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Order ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Erica
Species
Erikafireheath
Flower language
solitude (Aug 05, Sep 17)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, White
Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.3 ~ 0.3

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