Phyllothamnus erectus –


x Phyllothamnus –
This hybrid genus of one upright, evergreen shrub, derived from crosses between Phyllodoce and Rhodothamnus. This shrub is grown for its heath like, alternate, linear leaves and its funnel shaped flowers, borne from late spring through early summer. Grow in a shady rock garden.
Grow in acidic, humus rich, moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil in partial shade.

x P. erectus – This evergreen shrub is a cross between Phyllodoce empetriformis and Rhodothamnus chamaecistus and grows 10″ tall and 12″ wide. It produces linear, glossy, dark green leaves, to ½” long. In late spring and ealry summer it bears terminal clusters of 2-10 widely funnel shaped, deep rose pink flowers, ½” across.
Zones 6-8