Epacris impressa pink Common / Product Name: Common Heath
Genus Species: Epacris impressa pink
Common / Product Name: Common Heath
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.6 – 1m x 0.20 – 0.60m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Pink and White flowers
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Tolerates temperatures as low as -8°C.
Upper Temperatures: Suitable for conditions similar to alpine areas. Tolerates temperatures to low 40’s°C;, prefers cool root run.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.