Erica bauera Andrews

Bridal Heath

Open shrub to over 1 m tall. Leaves 4-5 mm long, in 4s, a distinctive grey-green. Flowers in pendulous compact clusters, each about 2 cm long, pink (or white), and tubular, narrowing at the tip; mostly in summer but some appear almost all year round.

S Africa (SW Cape)

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Ericaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Ericaceae
genus        Erica L.