Evergreen low growing compact shrub (0.3m x 0.6m). Hybrid of E. carnea and E. erigena both from Europe. Stiff glossy mid green needle-like leaves on slender branches. Urn shaped lilac pink flowers. Useful mass planted in drifts or foreground of taller shrubs. Requires well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant. Prune after flowering to maintain compact growth.