Erica cerinthoides is one of a few ericas that resprout from a woody rootstock after fire. The result is the production of clusters of lovely inflated, tubular, red flowers at the ends of short branches. Fire thus keeps this plant in good healthy condition and will stimulate flowering at any time of the year.
Plant Erica cerinthoides in a sandy soil in a spot where it will not be disturbed.
Unfortunately it is not readily available in the trade.