Commonly known as Plukenet's heath or Hangertjie (Afrikaans)
- Erica plukenetti is a sturdy, upright shrub.
- Grows to a height of around 0.6 - 0.9m.
- It provides an excellent cut flower almost all year round.
- The flowers are tubular in shape and are either white or deep red (as seen in picture).
- They grow in dense, hanging spikes.
- Plukenetti is one of the most adaptable ericas.
- Hardy to USDA zone 8
- In southern hemisphere, sow in autumn and northern hemisphere, in spring