Pine Barren Heather

Hudsonia ericoides



A characteristic Pine Barrens plant! Low shrub with bushy, branching stems. Small bright yellow flowers late May to early June. Common on dry, open sands. Likes well drained sandy soil in a mostly sunny location. We recommend that you plant this in native Pine Barrens sandy soil in a sunny spot. They will require watering until they are established.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Pine Barren Golden Heather
Plant Family:Cistaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Bloom Time:Late May, decreasing to July
Fruit Timing:Late June to August
Global and State Rank:G4, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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