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Ceratiola ericoides

Phonetic Spelling
ser-ah-tee-OH-lah er-ik-OY-dees
Description

Very drought tolerant; native to coastal areas of southeastern US

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ceratiola
    Species:
    ericoides
    Family:
    Ericaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Eastern U.S.A
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Shrub
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Winter
    Fruit Description:
    Tiny red or yellow-green fruit on female plants in winter
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Flower Description:
    Reddish or yellow male flowers in fall
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Needle-like leaves; foliage has fragrance of rosemary
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No