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Erica Kramer's Red - 55-65cm, 2lt

Erica Kramer's Red - 55-65cm, 2lt

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Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer's Red’ is a compact, vigorous, mat-forming, dwarf evergreen shrub of upright, bushy habit with short, narrowly lance-shaped, leaves, rich green in summer and deep purple in winter and spring. A profusion of urn-shaped, rich magenta flowers bloom from November to April. Erica x darleyensis ‘Kramer's Red’ is very easy to grow. It can adapt to a wide range of soils, except too wet, but prefers medium fertile, sandy, moist, and well-drained soils, in full sun. In hot climates, it appreciates some shade. Once established, it is tolerant of drought. Very resistant to heat and frost, adaptable to coastal conditions. Generally, pest-free and disease-free. Rarely requires fertilizing. Low maintenance plant, doesn’t require pruning. Heather 'Kramer's Rote' is a lovely, resilient, long-flowering shrub perfect for a ground cover in informal, cottage, coastal, and rock and gravel gardens. Great for beds and borders, banks and slopes, and garden edging. Suitable for growing in containers.
  • Common Name

    Heather 'Kramer's Rote'

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    garden origin, Germany

  • Flower

    urn-shaped, rich magenta flowers

  • Foliage

    short, narrowly lance-shaped, leaves, rich green in summer and deep purple in winter and spring

  • Maturation period

    5–10 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit

mat-forming, bushy

Preferred Location


West–facing or South–facing or North–facing or East–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, neutral, full sun

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period


winter, spring


all year



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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