Erica ventricosa Thunb.

Small compact shrub to 50 cm tall. Leaves 13-16 mm long in 4s, margins hairy. Flowers in clusters at the ends of the branches, deep pink, waxy, 2-3 cm long in late spring to early summer.

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.