|Erica lusitanica, Messines Road, Karori, Wellington.|
|Flowers of Spanish heather.|
Weed or wildflower, it does at least provide a habitat for the native bag moth.
|Bag moth larva, on Erica lusitanica.|
Erica is, of course, in the family Ericaceae. Also in that family: Rhododendron, blueberries, and the native Dracophyllum.
|A cultivated Rhododendron, Wellington.|
|Dracophyllum strictum, cultivated|
|Dracophyllum scoparium, Campbell Island.|