Definition of Connemara heath
1. Noun. Low straggling evergreen shrub of western Europe represented by several varieties with flowers from white to rose-purple.
Generic synonyms: Heath
Group relationships: Daboecia, Genus Daboecia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Connemara Heath
Literary usage of Connemara heath
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"Connemara heath—Eri'ca car'nea (var Hiber'nica,} The normal form of this plant is a native of the mountains of central Europe, and is known in gardens as ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1863)
"... and the great blue butterwort of Ireland, and the Connemara heath which grows in the garden, and the bristle-fern of the Turk waterfall, ..."
3. Reminiscences and Letters of Sir Robert Ball by Robert Stawell Ball (1915)
"Tell Aunt Anne I hope to bring her some good roots of the Connemara heath, which grows plentifully all about the neighbourhood. F. and I both agree that the ..."