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Erica denticulata

Erica denticulata
Common names: scented heath (Eng.); lekkerruikheide (Afr.)
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden February 2005 Erica denticulata is an evergreen shrublet, which grows up to 0.45-0.5 m. It ... (August to January). Seventy-six species of Erica occur in Europe. The greatest concentration of ericas are found in the ...

14 / 02 / 2005 | Roger Tuckeldoe | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica diaphana

Flowers of Erica diaphana
Common names: diaphanous heath
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden January 2015 Erica diaphana is as an erect shrub, up to 1.8 m tall, with rigid, spreading ... corolla tube as a dark ring towards the tip. Erica diaphana flowers in mid- to late summer (December to March). ...

26 / 01 / 2015 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica discolor

Erica discolor
Common names: two-colour heath
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2016 Erica discolor varies from an erect, single-stemmed or sparsely branched, ... to produce flowers throughout the year. Erica discolor is a very common and widespread species, often recorded on ...

25 / 07 / 2016 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica fairii

Erica fairii flowers
Common names: fairy heath
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2011 Erica fairii is a low-growing, erect, straggling shrub attaining an average height of 60 cm. Flowering from December to June, Erica fairii's yellowish green elongated urn-shaped flowers are 7 - 8 mm ...

28 / 03 / 2011 | J Dabush | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica fastigiata

Flowers
Common names: four-sisters heath
Family: Ericaceae

... Harold Porter Botanical Garden December 2005 Erica fastigiata is an erect shrub, and can grow to a height of about 1 m. ... with a long proboscis. Seed is wind dispersed. Erica This plant is best grown by seed. To achieve optimum germination ...

05 / 12 / 2005 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Erica formosa

Erica formosa flowers
Common names: white heath (Eng.); witheide (Afr.)
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden September 2009 Erica formosa is a compact, much-branched, bushy shrublet, up to 600 mm ... white on hillsides from July to November. Erica formosa is found along the coastal flats and lower, moist, ...

14 / 09 / 2009 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica glandulosa subsp. breviflora

Erica glandulosa subsp. breviflora
Common names: Humansdorp glandulous heath
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2018 Erica glandulosa subsp . breviflora is a sturdy, medium-sized, ... autumn to spring (April-September), the same period as Erica glandulosa subsp. glandulosa . Erica glandulosa subsp ...

26 / 03 / 2018 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica glandulosa subsp. fourcadei

Bright red form
Common names: Fourcade's heath
Family: Ericaceae

... dry environmental conditions associated with this. Erica glandulosa subsp . fourcadei is found in exposed, windy and sunny ... are pollinated as the birds move from flower to flower. Erica Fourcade's erica is easily grown from fresh seed which should ...

26 / 08 / 2013 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica glandulosa subsp. glandulosa

Erica glandulosa subsp. glandulosa
Common names: glandulous heath
Family: Ericaceae

... Botanical Garden May 2013   Erica glandulosa is a widespread species and shows considerable variation ... has prompted taxonomists to group it into four subspecies. Erica glandulosa subsp . glandulosa is the best known and most widely ...

20 / 05 / 2013 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica glauca var. glauca

Erica glauca var. glauca
Common names: cup-and-saucer heath (Eng.); kommetjiepieringheide (Afr.)
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2010 Erica glauca is an erect, woody shrub growing up to at least 1 m and ... found on the upper half of the branches. Erica glauca var. glauca is restricted to the upper, middle and lower ...

19 / 07 / 2010 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica glomiflora var. glomiflora

Erica glomiflora (HG Robertson, Iziko Museums of South Africa)
Common names: lantern heath (Eng.)
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden April 2016   Erica glomiflora var. glomiflora forms an erect, well-branched, bushy ... from April to December or January. Erica glomiflora var. glomiflora occurs over a wide area along the ...

18 / 04 / 2016 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica grandiflora subsp. grandiflora

Erica grandiflora subsp. grandiflora
Common names: golden heath (Eng.); goueheide (Afr.)
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden February 2019 Erica grandiflora subsp. grandiflora is a robust, upright shrub ... in mid to late summer (January to March). Erica grandiflora subsp. grandiflora occurs on open, dry, coastal ... pollen from one flower to another while feeding. Erica grandiflora subsp. grandiflora does not have a persistent rootstock ...

11 / 02 / 2019 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica haematocodon

Erica haematocodon flowers and foliage
Common names: bloodbell heath
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2011   Erica haematocodon is a low-growing, semi-sprawling, woody shrub attaining a ... mm. Flowering in midsummer, from December to February, Erica haematocodon's deep red bell-shaped flowers are 3 mm long, occurring ...

23 / 05 / 2011 | J Dabush | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica halicacaba

Growing amonst the rocks
Common names: bladder-heath, gooseberry heath
Family: Ericaceae

... usually keep the plants stunted or compact. Erica halicacaba is endemic to the Cape Peninsula (Western Cape) and is ... by the persistent south-east winds. Flowers of Erica halicacaba are adapted for pollination by Orange-breasted Sunbirds who ...

03 / 11 / 2013 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica hirtiflora

Erica hirtiflora flowers
Common names: none
Family: Ericaceae

... Botanical Garden December 2008 Erica hirtiflora is an upright, bushy, lax shrub, 0.5-1.0 m tall. The leaves ... seeds are very small and difficult to harvest. Erica hirtiflora flowers Erica hirtiflora is one of the species ...

22 / 12 / 2008 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica inordinata

Erica inordinata
Common names: Kammanassie erica
Family: Ericaceae

... National Botanical Garden December 2003 Erica inordinata is a robust, erect shrub, reaching about 1.2 m in height. It ... flies that can hover while feeding on the nectar. Erica inordinata  grows on the upper slopes of the insular Kammanassie ...

22 / 12 / 2003 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica irregularis

Erica irregularis, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.
Common names: Gansbaai heath
Family: Ericaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2018 Erica irregularis is a fairly robust shrub, which can grow as tall as ... factors, peak seed release is in late August. In the wild, Erica irregularis can take 5 years from germination to reach flowering stage. ...

07 / 05 / 2018 | Victoria Wilman | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica jasminiflora

Erica jasminiflora
Common names: jasmine heath, trompetheide (Afr.)
Family: Ericaceae

... inconspicuous in its habitat when not flowering. Erica jasminiflora was once common on the Swartberg near Caledon and the ... amounts to less than 100 plants. Erica jasminiflora is a small, slow-growing, woody species that reproduces ...

24 / 02 / 2003 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica leucotrachela

Flowers
Common names: white-tip heath
Family: Ericaceae

... suggest that it is pollinated by birds.   Erica This erica grows best in moist, cool conditions. Plant amongst  Restio dispar ,  ...

12 / 09 / 2005 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Erica lowryensis

Erica lowryensis
Family: Ericaceae

... Harold Porter Botanical Garden August 2006 Erica lowryensis is a bushy shrub, which, when mature, can grow to a height ... the mountains above Betty's Bay and the Kogelberg. Erica This plant can be grown from seed or by cuttings. To achieve optimum ...

07 / 08 / 2006 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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