Erica formosa

Erica formosa

  • Erica formosa
  • Erica formosa
  • Flower name
    Erica formosa
  • Scientific name
    Erica formosa
  • AliasErica formosa, 鈴蘭ERICA, クリスマスエリカ, クリスマス絵梨花, 鈴蘭エリカ
  • Place of origin the Cape Province of South Africa
  • Place of floweringPotted flower, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, December

What is Erica formosa

Erica formosa((scientific name: Erica formosa) is a small, cold- and non-hothardy evergreen shrub of the genus Erica in the family Ericaceae native to the Cape Province of South Africa. The leaves are fine and resemble {{cedar}} leaves. It grows slowly. It is a member of the Erica genus, and its name comes from the fact that its flowers resemble {{lily of the valley}}. The species name "formosa" means "beautiful" in Latin.

Common name: Erica formosa, scientific name: Erica formosa, origin: Cape Province, South Africa, Plant height: 40-60 cm, inflorescence: cymose, leaf shape: coniferous. Leaf shape: needle-like, flower color: white, corolla shape: bell-shaped, flower diameter: 0.2-0.3 cm, flowering season: December-April.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Erica
  • Species
    E. formosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    needle shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typesmall, cold- and non-hothardy evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height40.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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