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Erica  ciliaris L.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  ciliaris L. 
SynonymsErica ciliata Bubani
Territory Northern EuropeSouthwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaFranceGreat BritainIrelandMoroccoPortugalSpain
thickets and heaths
Altitude0-800m
Description young branchlets pubescent, leaves 2-4mm, in whorls of 3, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, patent, ciliate, flowers in terminal racemes, corolla 8-12mm long, urceolate
Size30-70cm
Colorbright reddish pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeerect shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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