San Marcos GrowersSan Marcos Growers
New User?
Wholesale Login
Enter Password
Home Products Purchase Gardens About Us Resources Contact Us
 Web Site Search
Plant Database
Search by Plant Name
  General Plant Info
Search for any word
  Advanced Search >>
Search by size, origins,
color, cultural needs, etc.
Site Map
Retail Locator
Plant Listings

PLANT TYPE
PLANT GEOGRAPHY
PLANT INDEX
ALL PLANT LIST
PLANT IMAGE INDEX
PLANT INTROS
SPECIALTY CROPS
NEW  2019 PLANTS
PRIME LIST>
  for OCTOBER


 Weather Station

 
Products > Tetratheca ericifolia 'Heathland Gem'
 
Tetratheca ericifolia 'Heathland Gem'

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

[2nd Image]
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Tremandraceae
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Tetratheca ericifolia 'Heathland Gem' - Evergreen perennial with upright stems to about 2 ft tall, clumping to 1 1/2 ft in diameter. Vivid pink flowers in profusion, spring to summer. Plant in semi-shaded location (takes coastal sun) with good drainage. Appreciates some water during extended dry periods. Hardy to mid-20s deg. F. Tetratheca is listed by some in the family Tremandraceae but others synonomize this family with the Elaeocarpaceae. A 2004 UCSC Koala Blooms Introduction. This plant will be available from San Marcos Growers, Rosendale Nursery, Suncrest Nursery, Monterey Bay Nursery and Native Sons Nursery. We grew this plant from 2004 until 2007.  The information on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing  Tetratheca 'Heathland Gem'.
 
  [MORE INFO]