The flowers of Erica rosacea subsp. rosacea grow in clusters of three at the tips of short side-branchlets, sometimes up to three clusters together. The short pedicels are hairy and reddish. There are hairless bracts near the calyces. A calyx has four lobes, overlapping on the sides. These lobes are elliptic or ovate, about a quarter the length of the corolla.
The deep pink flowers are about 5 mm long, the corollas tubular, sometimes ovoid or ellipsoid. The four hairless, shallowly rounded corolla lobes may curve in around the exerted stamens that end in dark brown anthers. The corollas whiten with age, becoming papery.
This is one of the ericas that bears only four stamens per flower; most have eight. The globose to ellipsoid, superior ovary is slightly four-lobed with nectaries around its base.
Flowering happens from late autumn to after midspring.
The globose, hard, slightly pitted fruit is indehiscent, about twice the size of the ovary (Vlok and Schutte-Vlok, 2015; Bond and Goldblatt, 1984; iNaturalist; http://www.worldfloraonline.org).