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kez001uk

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Erica carnea

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2023
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kez001uk

New growth is frost damaged but it’s still flowering like crazy! 🤍🤍🤍 smells so good too 😋 #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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novicegardenlover

Lovely 🤍

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pelly

The flowers are beautiful 🤍🤍🤍

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italydiva

Doing really well! 🤍

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hkyfvr

So very pretty. Nice that they are fragrant too. 🤍🤍

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kez001uk

@novicegardenlover @pelly @italydiva @hkyfvr thank you lovelies 😃 it’s a beautiful plant. Huge already, maybe 1.5m. And the smell of honey coming from it is delicious 😋 hope it responds well to a good haircut after it‘s done flowering 😂

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hkyfvr

Always welcome 😍 The honey smell sounds wonderful

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr it attracts Franklin a little too much 😂 he tries to lick it 🙈

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hkyfvr

Oh how funny. Hope he is doing well and maybe out of the puppy stage 😉

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr he’s calmer in many ways, still a hyperactive crazydog though 😂 adore him so much 🥰 have been trying to get him to be more friendly to other dogs but he’s absolutely not interested 🙈

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hkyfvr

I guess you can’t force them to be friends. Beth and Sophie are babysitting a frenchie for a week so we may have a dog here on the weekend. The cats will not be impressed. 😂

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr one of the most adorable looking dogs ever! I hope they didn’t scare the cats too much 🙏🏻

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kez001uk

#heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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hkyfvr

Wow. So many little blooms with rain droplets. Very pretty 😍😍

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vegandmore

Wow that’s lovely 😁

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr @gjones @vegandmore thank you ladies ☺️ it’s absolutely smothered in flowers and it’s a pretty big plant now too, about 1m high. Looking forward to the scent once the flowers start to open 😋

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jeatacake

Looks great close up 🤍💗🤍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake thanks Jeff ☺️ should start opening soon 😋

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kez001uk

#heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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juliesgarden

Wow that’s huge !!

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kez001uk

@juliesgarden almost 1m now so still a way to go til it is full height 😜 who couldn’t love a giant Heather 😍

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jeatacake

Wow! I didn't know any Heather could grow so big 😯

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kez001uk

@jeatacake they’re called tree heathers but don’t actually get to tree size. But they get a whole lot bigger than a normal Heather. This one smells of honey too. It’s a beautiful thing right now 🤩

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jeatacake

Same principle with tree dahlias, lupins peonies etc. Not really trees, but a lot bigger & woodier than their more common smaller versions. Big bonus to have the flowers smell of honey 👍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake gets confusing how some things are named 🤪 it’s really lovely, even strong at night 😋

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jeatacake

It sure does. Almost makes the latin names seem not so bad! 🤪

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kez001uk

@jeatacake 🤣😂 us gardeners can claim we are bilingual!

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jeatacake

😂😂😂

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kez001uk

That’s why it’s called Gold Tips #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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juliesgarden

Pretty 🤩

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hkyfvr

The gold tips look so pretty with the pink and green. 👍😍

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kez001uk

@juliesgarden @hkyfvr thank you both ☺️ couldn’t remember ever seeing the gold tips before but scrolled back and there’s a couple of photos 🙈😂 forgot the flowers were white though 😲

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Kerry 😍

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  • Season Icon Mid WinterMid Winter 2022
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kez001uk

#heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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hkyfvr

Wow. So big and full of buds. 😍😍

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr it’s absolutely covered but I looked back and it took about 4 months for them to open from this stage last year 😩 still, looks pretty whilst I wait 🤣

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hkyfvr

That is quite a while but you are lucky to have these to enjoy in the meantime. 👍😍😍

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr anything that’s more than a twig in winter is a bonus 😅

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hkyfvr

👍👍😁

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kez001uk

It’s grown so much! #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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hkyfvr

It looks lovely. It has really grown a lot. 👍😍

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kez001uk

@gjones thanks Katy 😀 it’s actually a tree Heather so I think it will get a fair bit bigger still 😜 all those white blobs should be flowers but they take months to open from this stage 🙈

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr thank you Diane 😃 apparently they can reach up to 2.5m! A Heather that size would be a dream 😍

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hkyfvr

I wish we had Heather here. I always heard songs of fields of Heather while growing up. Sounded so lovely 😍😍

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr you don’t have Heathers?? 😮 thought your climate would be perfect for it 🤔

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hkyfvr

Maybe in some Provinces but I have not seen them here. I may be totally wrong though. I have a lot to learn 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️.

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr I do hope you stumble across them one day. They’re great little plants 💚

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hkyfvr

I hope so. They do look lovely. 😍

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kez001uk

Looks so different now the tiny bells have opened 🤍 #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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ublaszko

I love this!

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pelly

The flowers are beautiful 💚💚💚

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racha

so pretty

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hkyfvr

Have not seen this before with the flowers. So very pretty 🤍🤍🤍

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kez001uk

@ublaszko it looks so much better now the flowers have opened. I thought the buds were the actual flowers 🙈🤣

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kez001uk

@pelly I think so too 🤍 can’t wait til it reaches its tree height, although I think it’s a waaaaay off 🤣

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kez001uk

@racha thank you Racha ☺️

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr I saw a tree Heather on here a year or 2 back. Didn’t know they existed 😜 love heathers so a 6’ one was definitely going to appeal, although it’s nowhere near that big yet 😅

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hkyfvr

Well it sure is beautiful and I am glad I saw yours. Hope it grows up nice and tall for you. 💚🤍

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr I’ll be sure to track its progress on here 😊

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ublaszko

I'm in need of white winter heath now 😂

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kez001uk

#heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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ublaszko

They do last ages don't they? Love the little pendant flowers.

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I can’t actually work out if they’re dead or not 🙈😂 but have been on there ages. Strange that only one branch of the plant has flowers but it’s absolutely covered with them 🤪

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ublaszko

That's strange. Is only this branch in the sun?

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kez001uk

@ublaszko nope, right in the middle of the plant 😂 crazy thing 😜

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ublaszko

What a drama queen your winter heath 🤣

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kez001uk

@ublaszko love a dramatic plant 🤣I checked it today and another branch is now starting to flower 😜

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kez001uk

Strangest little flowers 😅 #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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ublaszko

I love it! So nice when it's in the sunshine 😍😍😍

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I’m thinking the flowers open more but I’m just in love with the new growth 😋💚

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kez001uk

The tiniest flowers 🥰 #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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ublaszko

So unusual 😍😍

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I thought the flowers were frost damage for a good few weeks before I thought to check up close 🤣

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ublaszko

I wonder if they're going to stay like that. Like tiny bells.

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I hope so cos they’re cute 😛 can’t really find much about tree heathers though 😐

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ublaszko

I haven't even heard of tree heathers before 😅

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I saw one on here last year and it was stunning. Can’t remember who had it and never found it since 😩

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kez001uk

Cataloging. #heather #heath #erica-x-veitchii #tree-heather #heath-gold-tips

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