Erica cerinthoides

Erica cerinthoides

  • Erica cerinthoides
  • Erica cerinthoides
  • Erica cerinthoides
  • Erica cerinthoides
  • Flower name
    Erica cerinthoides
  • Scientific name
    Erica cerinthoides
  • AliasErica fireheath, Erica cerinthoides, エリカ, エリカ・ファイヤーヒース
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowerssolitude

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.


  • Eye
    Order ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Erica
  • Species
    Erikafireheath
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHalf-Hardy Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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