Erica erigena

Pink flowers (H8), corolla urn-shaped, 6mm, sepals the same colour, anthers very dark maroon; XII– ? III; dark green foliage; upright and compact; after 3 years, height about 30cm; spread 15cm but likely to get taller.

An early blooming clone, as yet not named, which starts to show colour in November and has mature flowers in December.

A good garden-worthy plant, wild-collected at Mulranny, County Mayo, by David Edge.