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Calluna vulgaris

Common Name(s):
Scotch heather, Scottish heather
Cultivar(s):
Kinlochruel, Mair's Variety
Category:
Shrubs
Height:
4-24 in.
Foliage:
Can be grown as a groundcover; prune in spring
Flower:
Opposite, simple, medium green leaves; green to bronze winter color
Zones:
4 to 6
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; acidic, moist, well-drained soil; prefers low fertility; protect from strong winds; must have good drainage
Texture:
Dense, ascending branches
Form:
Rose to purplish-pink flowers on 1-12 in. raceme; summer to fall
Width:
2 ft.
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1447

Calluna vulgaris Calluna vulgaris
Pressebereich Dehner Garten Center, CC BY-ND-2.0
Calluna vulgaris Calluna vulgaris
John Haslam, CC BY - 2.0
Calluna vulgaris Calluna vulgaris
Jac Janssen, CC BY - 2.0
Calluna vulgaris Calluna vulgaris
Jac Janssen, CC BY - 2.0