Plant Information

ERICA Melanthera Improved

ERICA Melanthera Improved

A compact, bushy shrub with bright green, needle-like foliage and small pinkish purple, bell-shaped flowers. Flowering throughout autumn and winter.


Frost tolerant once established. Winter colour.


Great for borders, shrubberies, pots, rockeries and cut flowers.


Plant in well drained soil in a sunny position.

Care & Height:

Height to 1m and width to 1m. Protect from frosts when young. Prune lightly after flowering. Avoid lime. Feed with slow release fertilizer.

This plant appears in the following categories;
Foliage Feature, Flowers, Containers, Shrubs,