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Calluna vulgaris, Heather

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Annie Thornton added this to Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
Distinguishing traits. More than 1,000 cultivars comprise Calluna vulgaris, making nearly every size, color and shape of heather possible. Scotch heather is an evergreen mounding shrub, ranging from dwarf ground covers to midsize shrubs. A dense, upright branching structure, covered year-round in small, scaly leaves, creates a solid, matlike appearance. Only up close can you see how delicate and soft Scotch heather is. Miniature bell-shaped flowers erupt in spikes from summer through fall, in colors ranging from white and pale pink to pink and even lavender or purple. Some flowers will even persist on the stems through winter. The color diversity is also true for its foliage — from soft greens and grays to vivid chartreuse or yellow. If you plant it in full sun, the foliage may develop a red, bronzy or even silvery hue in winter, making for striking seasonal garden interest. New foliage erupts in spring, and some say it's even more spectacular than when the plant is flowering.

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downundercdn added this to Plants
April 18, 2014
heather
corchea added this to corchea's ideas
November 26, 2013
Pura belleza
heih added this to Plants for Fleming
November 9, 2013
Heather Calluna Vulgaris
suzanne44 added this to my outdoor
September 20, 2013
scotch heather
majikfox added this to majikfox's ideas
June 3, 2013
for CR
chfruchter added this to chfruchter's Ideas
January 25, 2013
פרח יפה וזרוק
mwl800 added this to What to Plant
January 18, 2013
Scotch heather
tsgraham added this to tsgraham's ideas
November 1, 2012
for backyard
linda43 added this to linda43's Favorites
November 1, 2012
Beautiful color, texture and size.
Toni Cole added this to toni_cole's ideas
October 23, 2012
backyard
d12salsa added this to garden projects
October 22, 2012
Like it
aealfaro added this to aealfaro's yard
October 17, 2012
scotch heather
hauthi added this to hauthi's ideas
October 15, 2012
Scotch heather
kshops added this to kshops's ideas
October 14, 2012
heather would look good in my front ard
piggylvr01 added this to piggylvr01's ideas
October 14, 2012
Calluna vulgaris
Tatiana Lenz added this to tatilenzdebaerdemaeker's ideas
October 14, 2012
calluna vilgaris 2
Rodd added this to Rodd's Garden Ideas
October 14, 2012
Scotch Heather
glenbren added this to glenbren's ideas
October 14, 2012
Scottish Heather
hgmonty added this to hgmonty's ideas
October 11, 2012
So pretty
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