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Flower. Photo from C. Foord

Foliage. Photo from C. Foord

Form. Photo from C. Foord

See Summer Foliage and Form from Heaths & Heathers Nursery

Plant Name

Calluna vulgaris 'Boskoop' - H3

"Calluna vulgaris is also know as Ling or "Scotch" heather.  These are the true heathers, among the hardiest and most varied of all hardy heathers.  Sizes range from small tufts, mounds and carpeters to shrubs about three feet tall.  Flowers can be single or double. There are even a few bud bloomers who hang onto their flowers through winter and look as if they are still in bloom.  There are many interesting foliage colors.  Some turn spectacular shades of orange and red during the cold weather of winter.  The varieties that show colored spring new growth are valuable for their several months of extremely showy foliage from January to June, and then they go on to bloom for an additional several months.

Callunas grow and flower best in full sun but can tolerate partial shade.  The colored foliage plants need bright winter sun to turn those intense shades of orange or red.  Some experts recommend pruning the Callunas with spring colored tips in the fall so you get to enjoy the new growth without pruning it off. 

Good drainage is very important.  They are liable to get root diseases if growing in wet spots.  Callunas are lime haters.  Acid soil is ideal.  Bushy and low growing varieties are best for colder, snowy areas where they are more protected by snow cover. We can recommend the hardiest ones for those of you in Zone 3-4 country.  In the hot and humid South, it is best to stay away from lower varieties which can be susceptible to fungal diseases.  All Callunas but the most compact miniatures need annual pruning or plants will become straggly and unsightly.  Prune below the flowers on the stems after flowering in fall or in early spring in the colder climates.  USDA Zone 4 (-30 degrees) to Zone 8 or 10 with good care.  Heather is growing well in Zone 3 areas where they are buried in snow in winter." from Heaths & Heathers Nursery in America.

Common Name

Heather

Soil

Acid, Peaty and Sand

Sun Aspect

Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Dry

Plant Type

Evergreen Shrub

Height x Spread in inches (cms) (1 inch = 2.5 cms, 12" = 1 foot = 30 cms)

12 x 18 (30 x 45)

Foliage

Rich Gold in Spring, Summer and Autumn, Orange with Red tints in Winter.

Flower Colour in Month(s). Fruit

Lavender - H3 in August-September.

Comment

Spreading form. Excellent plant. Trim off the old flower stems in late autumn or spring before new growth begins.

"Lavender flowers August-September.  Upright habit with rich gold foliage in the summer 12” tall  by 20” wide.  In winter turns orange with red tints." from Heaths & Heathers Nursery.

See detailed photos from Josef Babij of Poland.

Planting and maintenance details.

The Heather Society provides data for choosing and growing heather together with heather garden design details.

Heathers, Conifers and the Winter Garden by Frank Knight, John Bond, Lyn Randall and Robert Pearson ISBN 0 304 32073 0 shows how to use these plants to create an attractive garden on acid soil, with full descriptive lists of heathers and planting ideas.

Available from
Shoot in England with
Heaths & Heathers Nursery in America and Bunchberry Nurseries in Canada.

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Flower.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Flower Stalk.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Spring Foliage.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Summer Foliage.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Autumn Foliage.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Winter Foliage.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Flower Bud.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Flower Bud Stalk.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Seedhead.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Plant Label.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Spring Form.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Summer Form.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Autumn Form.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

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Winter Form.
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden at Wisley, England in January 2015.

 

If the links above fail or you cannot find this heather in those nurseries, the following suppliers may be of use (current in March 2015):-
 

  • Belgium
    Boomkwekerij De Bock LV Retail Sales
    Boomkwekerij De Bruyn bvba Mail Order and Retail Sales
     
  • Canada
    The Heather Farm Mail order within Canada. Display Garden. No on-site retail sales.They have one of the largest collections of both miniature roses and heathers in Canada.
    Mason House Gardens Display garden and retail sales.Our interest is in xeriscaping (water efficient gardening).
    Pepiniere Villeneuve Mail order within Canada. Display garden and retail sales.
    Bunchberry Nurseries Display garden and Retail sales
    Erica Enterprises Retail-oriented wholesale nursery - selling to corporate clients - which would be pleased to refer you to a garden center in your area who carries our heathers.
     
  • France
    Pepinieres Dauget Retail sales. Les Pépinières DAUGUET cultivent plus de 3000 variétés d'Arbres, arbustes, conifères, bambous, rosiers. Vous trouverez sur nos 85 hectares de cultures des sujets de grande dimension pour donner aux jardins de l'ancienneté, des sujets taillés pour les jardins architecturés ainsi que de nombreux autres végétaux de toutes tailles, formes et couleurs pour agrémenter parcs et jardins.
    Lepage Retail Sales with Botanical Garden. En Bretagne, à quelques encablures de la côte de granit rose, ce jardin se veut le reflet de la diversité végétale de nos pépinières. Sur 6000m2, près de 2000 espèces d’arbres, arbustes et vivaces se côtoient dans des scènes que notre souci permanent de recherche d’harmonie de formes et de couleurs fait évoluer au rythme des saisons.
     
  • Germany
    Baumschule H. Hachmann Mail order, display garden and retail sales.
    Heidbohl-Baumschule Jurgen Krebs Mail order and retail sales.
    Husmann Heide-Jungpflanzen Mail Order of rooted cuttings for 100 heather cultivars.
     
  • Netherlands
    Heather's Heide Mail order and retail sales.
    Planten Tuin Esveld Mail order and retail sales with On-Line Bookshop. We can ship in principle to any address in any country.
     
  • Switzerland
    Haunstein AG Baumschulen & Garten-Center Mail order, display garden and retail sales
     
  • United Kingdom
    Galloway Heathers Mail order for 140 heather varieties and garden centre (retail sales).
    Goscote Nurseries Ltd Nursery Gardens and Retail sales. Our Tea Garden Café is run by Norths of Rothley, serving their delicious cakes and sandwiches for you to enjoy within the Nursery’s gardens.
    Highland Heathers Display garden and retail sales of 100 different heather varieties. Browse through the Heather Garden and walk around the working nursery.
    Hillway Nursery Retail sales.
    Holden Clough Nursery Mail order and retail sales.
    Join John for informative and informal courses which include:1 Hour Talk, 2 Course Meal and Full nursery tour.
    The new tea room is open 7 days a week serving home cooked traditional food using locally sourced ingredients.
    Jackson's Nurseries (UK) Ltd Mail order to United Kingdom only. Retail sales.
    Jacksons Nurseries specialise in Amenity Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance, specialising in the resolution of soft landscape problems whether technical or simply by providing engineered cost solutions.
    Tea Room serves quality homemade dishes 7 days a week.
    Spring Park Nursery Mail Order. Retail sales by appointment only. We also have sole UK access to over 1000+ cultivars which are imported from Holland.
    Triscombe Nurseries Mail order to United Kingdom mainland only. Retail sales.
    Ashwood Nurseries Mail order. ‘John’s Garden’ at Ashwood Nurseries is a wonderful three acre private garden created by nursery owner John Massey VMH. This is a private garden which is open on selected dates from 10am-4pm throughout the year.
    John Hall Plants Ltd Mail order. We have access to over 1,000 varieties, so will be able to meet your requirements. Planning a Heather Bed? We can draw up your plans for you, just let us know the dimensions of the plot, soil type and any requirements, and leave the rest to us. We will be pleased to quote for this service.
     
  • United States of America
    Dayton Nurseries Inc. Mail order, display garden and retail sales.
    Heaths and Heathers Mail order. Display garden and retail sales. We have more varieties available than anyone in the United States and one of the largest collections in the world. Our display garden has over 2,000 plants in the ground.
    Highland Heather Mail order, Retail sales by appointment only.
    Quackin'Grass Nursery Display garden and on-site sales. Closes for winter.
    Sylvan Nursery Mail order and retail sales. For the past five years the primary soil mix used in the containers has been superhumus, which is a by-product produced by the lumber industry as part of their conservation program.  Use of superhumus improved the water holding capacity of our container stock while maintaining excellent drainage.
     

 

The following Companion plant sections on

  • Trees
  • Shrubs and Vines
  • Grasses and Grasslike Plants
  • Herbaceous Perennials
  • Spring-flowering "Bulbous" Plants
  • Heathers in the Mixed Border
  • Annuals
  • Heathers as Companions or Foils for Other Plants
  • Winning combinations

are from
Gardening with Hardy Heathers by David Small and Ella May T. Wulff (ISBN-13:978-0-88192-782-5).

Topic
Case Studies
Companion Planting

...A, B, C, D, E,
...F, G, H, I, J, K,
...L, M, N, O, P, Q,
...R, S, T, U, V, W,
...X, Y, Z
...Pest Control
...using Plants

Garden Construction
Garden Design

...How to Use the Colour Wheel Concepts for Selection of Flowers, Foliage and Flower Shape
...RHS Mixed Borders
......Bedding Plants
......Her Perennials
......Other Plants
Garden Maintenance
Glossary
Home
Library
Offbeat Glossary
 

 

Plants
...Plant Selection of 6 levels with lists by:

1 - Plant Use including Bee Pollinated Plants for Hay Fever Sufferers, Groundcover and
Poisonous Plants

2 - Plants for Soil
Any, Chalk, Clay, Lime-free, Sandy, Peaty
2a Plant Requirements
2b Form - Tree Growth Shape
Columnar

2b Shrub/ Perennial Growth Habit
Mat

2c - Garden Use
Bedding

2d - Plant Type
Bulb


Refining Selection
3a - Flower Colour
Blue Flowers
Photos -
Bedding

Bulb
Climber
Evergr Per
Evergr Shrub
Wild Flower
3b - Flower Shape
Photos -
Bedding

Evergr Per
Herbac Per
3c - Foliage Colour
Large Leaves

Other

Non-Green Foliage 1
Non-Green Foliage 2
Sword-shaped Leaves

4 - Pruning Requirements
Pruning Plants

5 - 1000 Groundcover Plants
Plant Name - A

6 - Then, finally use
COMPANION PLANTING to

aid your plant selected or to
deter Pests



Soil
...Soil Nutrients
Tool Shed
Useful Data

Topic - Plant Photo Galleries
Aquatic
Bamboo
Bedding
Bulb
Climber

 

Colour Wheels with number of colours
All Flowers 53

All Flowers per Month 12

All Bee-Pollinated Flowers per Month 12
...Index

All Foliage 212
All Spring Foliage 212

All Summer Foliage 212
All Autumn Foliage 212
All Winter Foliage 212
Rock Plant Flowers 53

 

Your chosen Garden Style then changes your Plant Selection Process

Garden Style
...Infill Plants
...Infill2 Plants
...Infill3 Plants
...12 Bloom Colours per Month Index
...
12 Foliage Colours per Month Index
...All Plants Index
...All2 Plants Index
...Cultivation, Position,
Use Index

...Shape, Form
Index

 

Conifer
Deciduous Shrub
Deciduous Tree
...Trees -
Deciduous

Evergreen Perennial
 

Evergreen Shrub
...Shrubs - Evgr
...Shrub Heathers
......Gallery,
......Species Index Page with
......Pages describing each Heather of that Species Index Page

......Andromeda
.........Andromeda In
......
Bruckenthalia
......Calluna *
.........Index AC
.........AB-AP,
.........AP-BU,
.........BU-CW,
.........
Index D-G
.........DB-FA,
.........FA-GO,
.........GO-GU,
.........
Index H-L
.........HA-IN,
.........IN-LO,
.........LO-LY,
.........
Index M-R
.........MA-PA,
.........PA-RO,
.........RO-RU,
.........
Index S-Z
.........SA-SO,
.........SP-WH,
.........WI-YV

......Daboecia
.........Daboecia In
.........Index
.........cantabrica
.........x scotica

......Erica: Carnea
.........Carnea Index
.........AD-JO
.........JO-RO
.........RU-WI
......Erica: Cinerea
.........Index
.........AM-HE,
.........HO-RO,
.........RO-WI

......Erica: Others
.........Others Index
.........Others 1
.........Others 2
.........Others 3
.........Others 4
.........
Darleyensis In
.........darleyensis 1
.........darleyensis 2
.........
Tetralix Index
.........tetralix
.........
Vagans Index
.........vagans
...Heather Shrub
...Heather Index

 

Evergreen Tree
Fern
Grass
Hedging
Herbaceous Perennial
Herb
Odds and Sods

Rhododendron
Rose
Soft Fruit
Top Fruit
Vegetable

Wild Flower

Topic - Wildlife on Plant Photo Gallery
Butterfly

 

STAGE 4C CULTIVATION, POSITION, USE GALLERY

 

Cultivation Requirements of Plant

Outdoor / Garden Cultivation

1

Indoor / House Cultivation

1

Cool Greenhouse (and Alpine House) Cultivation with artificial heating in the Winter

1

Conservatory Cultivation with heating throughout the year

1

Stovehouse Cultivation with heating throughout the year for Tropical Plants

1

 

Sun Aspect

Full Sun

1

Part Shade

1

Full Shade

1

 

Soil Type

Any Soil

1

Chalky Soil

1

Clay Soil

1

Lime-Free Soil

1

Peaty Soil

1

Sandy Soil

1

Acid Soil

1

Alkaline Soil

1

Badly-drained Soil

1

 

Soil Moisture

Dry

1

Moist

1

Wet

1

 

Position for Plant

Back of Shady Border

1

Back of Shrub Border

1

Bedding

1

Bog Garden

1

Coastal Conditions / Seaside

1

Container in Garden

1

Front of Border

1

Ground Cover 0-24 inches (0-60 cms)

1

Ground Cover 24-72 inches (60-180 cms)

1

Ground Cover Over 72 inches (180 cms)

1

Hanging Basket

1

Hedge

1

Hedge - Thorny

1

Pollution Barrier

1

Pond

1

Pot in House, Greenhouse, Conservatory or Stovehouse

1

Raised Bed

1

Rest of Border

1

Rock Garden

1

Scree Bed

1

Speciman on Lawn

1

Sunny Border

1

Tree for Lawn

1

Tree/Shrub for Small Garden

1, 2,
3, 4,
5, 6,
7, 8,
9, 10,
11,12,
13,14,
15,16,
uses of tree/ shrub

Wildflower

1

Windbreak

1

Woodland

1

 

Use of Plant

Pollen or nectar for Bees

1

Hosts to Butterflies

1

Encouraging birds / wildlife, providing food and shelter

1

Bee-Pollinated plants for Hay Fever Sufferers

1

Berries / Fruit

1

Dry Site in Full Sun

1

Dry Shade

1

Filtering noise

1

Flower Arrange-ments

1

Fragrant Flower

1

Language of Flowers

1

Low maintenance

1

Moist Shade

1

Moist and swampy Sites

1

Nitrogen fixing plants

1

Not Fragrant Flower

1

Rabbit-Resistant

1

Speciman Plant

1

Thornless

1

Tolerant of Poor Soil

1

 

STAGE 4D
SHAPE, FORM INDEX GALLERY

Plant Foliage

Aromatic Foliage

1

Autumn Foliage

1

Finely Cut Leaves

1

Large Leaves

1

Yellow Variegated Foliage

1

White Variegated Foliage

1

Red / Purple Variegated Foliage

1

Silver, Grey and Glaucous Foliage

1

Sword-shaped Leaves

1

 

 

Flower Shape

Number of Flower Petals

Petal-less
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1

1 Petal

1

2 Petals

1

3 Petals
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1

4 Petals
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1

5 Petals
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1

Above 5
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1

 

Flower Shape - Simple

Stars
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1

Bowls
 

1

Cups and Saucers
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1

Globes
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1

Goblets and Chalices
paeoniaveitchiiwoodwardiiflot1a1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Trumpets
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1

Funnels
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1

Bells
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1

Thimbles
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1

Urns
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1

Salverform

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1

 

Flower Shape - Elaborated

Tubes, Lips and Straps
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1

Slippers, Spurs and Lockets
aquilegiacfloformosafoord1a1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Hats, Hoods and Helmets
acanthusspinosuscflocoblands1a1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Standards, Wings and Keels
lathyrusflotvernus1a1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Discs and Florets
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1

Pin-Cushions
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1

Tufts
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1

Cushion
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1

Umbel
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1

Buttons
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1

Pompoms
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1

 

Natural Arrangements

Bunches, Posies, Sprays
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1

Columns, Spikes and Spires
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1

Whorls, Tiers and Candelabra
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1

Plumes and Tails
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1

Chains and Tassels
 

1

Clouds, Garlands and Cascades
 

1

Spheres, Domes (Clusters), Plates and Drumsticks
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1

 

STAGE 4D
SHAPE, FORM INDEX GALLERY

Shrub, Tree Shape

Columnar
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1

Oval
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1

Rounded or Spherical
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1

Flattened Spherical
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1

Narrow Conical / Narrow Pyramidal
cnarrowconicalshape1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Broad Conical / Broad Pyramidal
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1

Ovoid /
Egg-Shaped

ceggshapedshape1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Broad Ovoid
cbroadovoidshape1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Narrow Vase-shaped / Inverted Ovoid
cnarrowvaseshapedshape1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Fan-Shaped /Vase-Shaped
cfanshapedshape1a1a1a1a1a1a1a

1

Broad Fan-Shaped / Broad Vase-Shaped
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1

Narrow Weeping
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1

Broad Weeping
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1

Palm

1

 

Conifer Cone

1

 

Form

Arching

1

Climbing

1

Clump-Forming

1

Mat-Forming

1

Mound-Forming

1

Prostrate

1

Spreading

1

Stemless

1

Upright

1

 

Poisonous Plant

1

 

STAGE 1
GARDEN STYLE INDEX GALLERY

 

Fragrant Plants adds the use of another of your 5 senses in your garden:-
Sense of Fragrance from Roy Genders

Fragrant Plants:-
Trees and Shrubs with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Trees and Shrubs with Scented Leaves
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5

Trees and Shrubs with Aromatic Bark
1
, 2, 3

Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for an
Acid Soil
1
, 2, 3, 4

Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for a
Chalky or Limestone Soil
1
, 2, 3, 4

Shrubs bearing Scented leaves for a
Sandy Soil
1
, 2, 3

Herbaceous Plants with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3

Herbaceous Plants with Scented Leaves
1
, 2, 3

Annual and Biennial Plants with Scented Flowers or Leaves
1
, 2

Bulbs and Corms with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5

Scented Plants of Climbing and Trailing Habit
1
, 2, 3

Winter-flowering Plants with Scented Flowers
1
, 2

Night-scented Flowering Plants
1
, 2

Scented Aquatic Plants
1


Plants with Scented Fruits
1


Plants with Scented Roots
1
, 2

Trees and Shrubs with Scented Wood
1


Trees and Shrubs with Scented Gums
1


Scented Cacti and Succulents
1


Plants bearing Flowers or Leaves of Unpleasant Smell
1
, 2
 

 

STAGE 2
INFILL PLANT INDEX GALLERY 3

Fan-trained Shape
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From Rhododendrons, boxwood, azaleas, clematis, novelties, bay trees, hardy plants, evergreens : novelties bulbs, cannas novelties, palms, araucarias, ferns, vines, orchids, flowering shrubs, ornamental grasses and trees book, via Wikimedia Commons

 

Ramblers Scramblers & Twiners by Michael Jefferson-Brown (ISBN 0 - 7153 - 0942 - 0) describes how to choose, plant and nurture over 500 high-performance climbing plants and wall shrubs, so that more can be made of your garden if you think not just laterally on the ground but use the vertical support structures including the house as well.

The Gardener's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Climbers & Wall Shrubs - A Guide to more than 2000 varieties including Roses, Clematis and Fruit Trees by Brian Davis. (ISBN 0-670-82929-3) provides the lists for 'Choosing the right Shrub or Climber' together with Average Height and Spread after 5 years, 10 years and 20 years.

 

STAGE 2
INFILL PLANT INDEX GALLERIES 1, 2, 3


Gardening with Alpines by Stanley B. Whitehead. Garden Book Club.
Published in 1962. It provides most of the data about the Alpines.

Plant Solutions 1000+ suggestions for every garden situation by Nigel Colborn ISBN
13:978
0 00 719312 7, provides many of the plants for the pages in these Galleries.

Essential Annuals The 100 Best for Design and Cultivation. Text by Elizabeth Murray. Photography by Derek Fell. ISBN 0-517-66177-2, provides data about annuals.

Indoor Bulb
Growing by
Edward Pearson
. Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd in 1953. It provides the data about Indoor Bulbs and Bulbs in
Window-boxes.

Colour All The
Year In My Garden
: A selection of choice varieties - annuals, biennials, perennials, bulbs, climbers and trees and shrubs - that will give a continuity of colour
in the garden throughout the year. Edited by C.H. Middleton. Gardening Book
from Ward, Lock & Co published in 1938, provides plant data for a calendar of plants in bloom throughout the year and for those in the smallest garden.
The Book of Bulbs by S. Arnott, F.R.H.S. Printed by
Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh in 1901. This provides data about Hardy Bulbs, Half-Hardy Bulbs, Greenhouse and Stove Bulbs.

Collins Guide to
Bulbs by Patrick
M. Synge
. ISBN
0 00 214016-0
First Edition 1961, Second Edition 1971, Reprinted 1973. This provides data on bulbs for bedding, bulbs in the border, bulbs naturalised in grass, bulbs in the woodland garden, bulbs in the rock garden, bulbs in pans in the alpine house, bulbs in the greenhouse, bulbs in bowls and the bulb frame.

Annuals & Biennials, the best annual and biennial plants and their uses in the garden by Gertrude Jekyll published in 1916 and
republished by Forgotten Books in 2012
(Forgotten Books
is a London-based book publisher specializing in the restoration of old books, both fiction and non-fiction. Today we have
372,702 books available to read online, download as ebooks, or
purchase in print.).

Cut Flowers All The Year from The New Illustrated
Gardening Encyclopedia
by Richard Sudell, printed before May 1935 for the plant names in each month, followed by details for culture and propagation.

Mr. Middleton's Garden Book by
Daily Express Publication,
reprinted 1941
for the individual
cultivar names with evergreen/
deciduous, flower colour, flower month and height.

 

STAGE 4D
SHAPE, FORM INDEX GALLERY

Tree and Shrubs in Garden Design -

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Clay Soils (neutral to slightly acid)

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Dry Acid Soils

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Shallow Soil over Chalk

Trees and Shrubs tolerant of both extreme Acidity and Alkalinity

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Damp Sites

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Industrial Areas

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Cold Exposed Areas

Trees and Shrubs suitable for Seaside Areas

Shrubs suitable for Heavy Shade

Shrubs and Climbers suitable for NORTH- and EAST-facing Walls

Shrubs suitable for Ground Cover

Trees of Pendulous Habit

Trees and Shrubs of Upright or Fastigiate Habit

Trees and Shrubs with Ornamental Bark or Twigs

Trees and Shrubs with Bold Foliage

Trees and Shrubs for Autumn Colour

Trees and Shrubs with Red or Purple Foliage

Trees and Shrubs with Golden or Yellow Foliage

Trees and Shrubs with Grey or Silver Foliage

Trees and Shrubs with Variegated Foliage

Trees and Shrubs bearing Ornamental Fruit

Trees and Shrubs with Fragrant or Scented Flowers

Trees and Shrubs with Aromatic Foliage

Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Every Month:-
Jan
, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

SHRUB EVERGREEN GALLERY PAGES

Site Map of pages with content (o)

Introduction

FLOWER COLOUR
(o)
Blue
(o)Orange
(o)Other Colours
(o)Pink
(o)Red
(o)White
(o)Yellow

FOLIAGE COLOUR
Black
Blue
Brown
Bronze
(o)Green
(o)Grey
(o)Purple
(o)Red
Silver
(o)Variegated White
(o)Variegated Yellow
White
(o)Yellow
(o)4 Season Colour

7 Flower Colours per Month in Colour Wheel below IN EVERGREEN SHRUB GALLERY. Click on Black or White box in Colour of Month.

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HEATHER CALLUNA EVERGREEN SHRUB GALLERY PAGES
Site Map of pages with content (o)

Introduction


(o) in front of Page Name or Index Page No in this Main Menu Table indicates that all pages linked to from that cell have content.

1 (o)January
1 is Flowering Season January in Shrub Heathers Gallery
(o)January is Flowering Season January in Shrub Heather Gallery


Click on Colour below to link to its Heather Flower Colour Page in Shrub Heather gallery.

Click on H number to link to its Heather Flower Colour Page in the Shrub Heathers Gallery. Heathers in that Gallery are inserted in the relevant page according to their given H number, not according to what their actual flower colour looks like.

Photos from Chris Garnons-Williams are added to that respective flower colour or foliage colour page in the Shrub Heather Gallery and the relevant index page in Shrub Heather Index Gallery IRRESPECTIVE OF THE ACTUAL FLOWER COLOUR OR FOLIAGE COLOUR (stated in the Handy Guide) IN THE IMAGE THAT WAS TAKEN BY CHRIS GARNONS-WILLIAMS.


FLOWERING SEASON
1 (o)January
1 (o)February
1 (o)March
1 (o)April
1 (o)May
1 (o)June
1 (o)July
1 (o)August
1 (o)September
1 (o)October
1 (o)November
1 (o)December


SPRING FOLIAGE COLOUR
1 (o)Spri-Bronze
1 (o)Spri-Green
1
(o)Spri-Grey
1
(o)Spri-Orange
1
(o)Spri-Red
1
(o)Spri-Yellow
1
(o)Spri-Other

SUMMER FOLIAGE COLOUR
1 (o)Sum-Bronze
1 (o)Sum-Green
1
(o)Sum-Grey
1
Sum-Orange
1
(o)Sum-Red
1
(o)Sum-Yellow
1
(o)Sum-Other

AUTUMN FOLIAGE COLOUR
1 (o)Aut-Bronze
1 (o)Aut-Green
1
(o)Aut-Grey
1
Aut-Orange
1
(o)Aut-Red
1
(o)Aut-Yellow
1
(o)Aut-Other

WINTER FOLIAGE COLOUR
1 (o)Win-Bronze
1 (o)Win-Green
1
(o)Win-Grey
1
(o)Win-Orange
1
(o)Win-Red
1
(o)Win-Yellow
1
(o)Win-Other
 


CULTIVAR GROUP
1...Andromeda
.....Bruckenthalia
.....Bruckenthalia
.....spiculifolia
.....changed to
1...
Erica spiculifolia

1,2.(o)Calluna and
.....Calluna Gallery
1...(o)Daboecia and
.....Daboecia Gallery

.....Erica
.....Others Gallery

.....and

.....Erica
.....Hardy Heaths:-
1...Erica
.....afroeuropea

1...Erica
.....andevalensis

.....now treated as
.....Erica mackayana
.....ssp andevalensis

1...(o)Erica arborea
1...Erica arendsiana
1...Erica australis
1...Erica azorica
.....(Syn.
.....Erica scoparia
.....subsp. azorica)
1...(o)Erica carnea
.....and
.....
Carnea Gallery

1...Erica cillaris
1...(o)Erica cinerea
.....and
.....Cinerea Gallery
1...(o)Erica
.....darleyensis

1...Erica erigena
1...Erica
.....garforthensis

1...Erica gaudificans
1...Erica griffithsii
1...Erica krameri
1...(o)Erica lusitanica
1...(o)Erica
.....mackayana

1...Erica maderensis
1...Erica
.....manipuliflora

1...Erica multiflora
1...Erica
.....oldenburgensis

1...Erica platycodon
1...Erica scoparia
1...Erica sicula
1...Erica spiculifolia
1...Erica stuartii
1...
Erica terminalis
1...(o)Erica tetralix
1...Erica umbellata
1...(o)Erica vagans
1...Erica veitchii
1...Erica watsonii
1...
Erica williamsii

SEED COLOUR
.....
Seed

BED PICTURES
.....
Garden

H1 Amethyst
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H2
Mauve

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H3
Lavender

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H4
Lilac

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H0
White

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H5
Ruby

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H6
Cerise

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H7
Rose Pink

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H8
Pink

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Heather label moved from valid to invalid Heather

H9
Beetroot

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H10
Purple

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H11
Lilac Pink

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H12 Heliotrope
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H13 Crimson
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H14 Magenta
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H15
Salmon

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H16
Shell Pink

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H17 Multi-Coloured
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Some heathers besides having flowers have foliage colours that change from 1 season to the next season in the UK -

  • Spring (March, April, May),
  • Summer (June, July, August),
  • Autumn (September, October, November) and
  • Winter (December, January, February).


The Shrub Heathers Comparison Gallery provides comparison pages of the:-

  • 18 flower colours with flower and flower stalk as shown in the menu table above,
  • 18 flower colours with flower and flower stalk in each of the months that heather flowers,
  • 7 foliage colours with foliage stalk and form per season as shown in the menu table above, and
  • Each of the Heather Cultivar Groups with flowers


THIS COMBINATION OF FOLIAGE COLOUR CHANGE CAN BE USED IN YOUR GARDEN DESIGN TO AID DIFFERENT GROUNDCOVER FOLIAGE COLOURS IN DIFFERENT SEASONS, together with the months of flower buds before flowering and the post months of seedheads.
 


"Handy Guide to Heathers - Descriptions & Suppliers of over 1000 varieties" by David & Anne Small. Published in 1992 by Denbeigh Heather Nurseries in the UK. ISBN 0-9519160-0-9. It provides a handy reference to descriptions of heathers in the genera Andromeda, Bruckenthalia, Calluna, Daboecia and Erica which are commercially cultivated in Britain, Europe and North America. The information has very largely come from the work of the Heather Society on producing an International Register of all heather names irrespective of whether they are in commercial use or not.

...............

Heather Kavanagh and Chris Garnons-Williams took photos of the 1000 cultivar heather collection at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley. Between us we found 848 of those 1000 different heathers, which we took photos of in each of the 4 seasons for each heather:-

  • Heather took 11,687 photos of these heathers between August 2012 to October 2014, while Chris took photos of other plants in that RHS garden at Wisley during each day that we visited together.
  • Chris took 3764 photos of these heathers between October 2014 to May 2015
  • Noting the problems we encountered as shown in
    • COMMENTS page with more examples of heathers with invalid Plant Labels in
    • Label moved from elsewhere Page , we are concerned as to the validity of the identity of the photos that we took. Each time that heather was photoed, its label was the first picture taken. If there was 1000 different heathers there, then the labels of 152 had been removed and thus those heathers were mixed with other heathers. I have taken the decision that as long as the name on the label matched the description of the foliage/flowers of the heather by the label, I would accept that label identity.
       

When I see Valid Label Moved elsewhere Number 2 in the Label moved from elsewhere Page , I have finally realised that in that instance I am assuming that since the heather description appears to match the other photos for August 2013 and October 2014, that that label is actually valid for those photos. Considering that in the first 12 cultivars that we took photos of that I have found problems with 2 of them, then how many more out the 848 or the mythical over 1000+ will I find problems with?

I am now going to ignore all 15,451 photos taken between August 2012 to May 2015, since I cannot validate their plant identity. This means that as of May 2015, I do not believe that any of the heathers in that heather collection can have their plant labels validated to the plants alongside.

I heard a rumour in 2015 that there was a Heather Nursery who would take over the Heather Collection and put it back into proper order minus its Horsetail/Mare'stail infestation. This would improve the moral of the RHS member volunteer maintenance staff.

I would suggest that each of the heather beds have all their heathers removed from them and burnt. Then the bed would be carefully weeded and a mixture of liquid rotted cow manure/tree shreddings laid to a 3 inch (7.5 cms) depth of mulch. 4 weeks later the turf from a new heather bed in the same field to be placed on the old heather bed and when the bed has been covered with the turf, then it is rotovated to mix the remainder of the mulch and the old turf together, before being rolled firm and irrigated once a day for 3 weeks. The turf will come up and when more that 2 inches (5 cms) high, be cut down to 1.5 inches (3.5 cms) and a week later to 1 inch of height and kept at that height during the growing season (I rotovated the old lawn in the 'lawn area for easier mowing for father' up and down, side to side and diagonally, before raking it to become level. It grew and became a new lawn within 2 months - see Case 4a- Garden Uses Separated Page). The new heather bed would have the same cow manure/tree shreddings applied to the same mulch depth of 3 inches (7.5 cms), then 4 weeks later it would be rotavated and 1 wekk later planted with the required heathers in clumps of 3 to odd number with 12 inch (30 cms) separation between heather clump width expected after 3 years growth. Each heather clump properly labelled, photoed and inserted into a properly laid out plan, so that if the plant label got changed, then it could be replaced with the valid plant label in the future. Perhaps the RHS might use the same system as Denver Botanic Gardens with its 133 Gardens and Features who have given me permission to use their photos on this website.This could be combined with the very full detailed description system similar to that of Missouri Botanical Garden.

Since I cannot get validated photos from heather nurseries and I cannot rely on my own photos, then I see little point in continueing the work on the remaining 836 heathers in these 9 galleries.
If you take a photo of a heather plant from a distance by useing or not using zoom, then you will find that the detail of each leaf - 2mm in length - will not be in focus, nor will the small flower. I used my Canon within 2-4 inches from the plant in order for those items to be in autofocus. This will also tell you whether the overall foliage colour is only due to a very few leaves on the terminal end of the foliage stem or along its entire length. Then, that is usefull info for the flower arranger, whereas the more general picture is useful as the general effect for the householder in their garden.
The book detailed above provides most of the description data for these heathers.
 

Heather Evergreen Shrub Name

Flower Colour

Flowering Months

Height x Spread in inches (cms) (1 inch = 2.5 cms, 12" = 1 foot = 30 cms)

Foliage Colour

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter


Calluna vulgaris Index
with
Description in Table row 1
for
each Calluna vulgaris cultivar
A-C Index
D-G Index
H-L Index
M-R Index
S-Z Index
 


Description in table row 1 with
Flower and Form in table row 2 and Foliage Photos in row 3
for
each Calluna vulgaris cultivar
A-C Index section AB-AP
A-C Index section AP-BU
A-C Index section BU-CW
D-G Index section DB-FA
D-G Index section FA-GO
D-G Index section GO-GU
H-L Index section HA-IN
H-L Index section IN-LO
H-L Index Section LO-LY
M-R Index Section MA-PA
M-R Index Section PA-RO
M-R Index Section RO-RU
S-Z Index Section SA-SO
S-Z Index Section SP-WH
S-Z Index Section WI-YV
 


"Calluna prefers light acid soils. It will grow in any lime free soil but growth is less vigorous in heavier soils. Calluna will perform better in open sunny situations, this being particularly true for those exhibiting foliage colour variations."

Calluna vulgaris 'Aberdeen' - H3
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Lavender - H3

Jul-Aug
Flowers compliment foliage well

12 x 24
(30 x 60)

Grey-green

Grey-green
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Grey-green
Callunavulgarisaberdeencfolaut33kavanagh2

Grey-Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Adrie' - H10
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Purple-Red - H10

Sep-Nov
Bud bloomer - free flowering

12 x 20
(30 x 50)

Mid-Green

Mid-Green

Mid-Green
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Mid-Green
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Calluna vulgaris 'Alba' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Sep

16 x 22
(40 x 50)

Green

Green
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Green
Callunavulgarisalbacfolaut33kavanagh

Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Aurea' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Oct
Attractive habit

6 x 10
(15 x 25)

Bright Green with Yellow tips
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Golden Green

Bright Green with yellow tips
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Golden Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Carlton' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Sep

10 x 18
25 x 45)

Dark Green distinctive foliage
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Dark Green distinctive foliage

Dark Green distinctive foliage
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Dark Green distinctive foliage
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Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Dumosa' - H0
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White -
H0

Jul-Sep
Broad spreading habit

14 x 18
(35 x 45)

Mid Green

Mid Green
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Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbadumosaccfolaut33kavanagh

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Elata' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Oct
An outstanding plant.

20 x 28
(50 x 70)

Mid Green

Mid Green
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Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaelatacfolaut33kavanagh

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Elegans' H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Sep
Rather open habit

18 x 30
(45 x 75)

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaeleganscfolspr33kavanagh2

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaeleganscfolsum33kavanagh

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaeleganscfolaut33garnonswilliams2

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Erecta' - H0
Callunavulgarisalbaerectacflos33kavanagh1

White -
H0

Aug-Sep
Attractive upright habit

12 x 24
(30 x 60)

Mid Green

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaerectacfolsum33kavanagh

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaerectacfolaut33kavanagh

Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbaerectacfolwin33kavanagh

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Jae' - H0
Callunavulgarisalbajaecflos33kavanagh1

White -
H0

Jul-Aug

12 x 18
(30 x 45)

Bright Green with yellowish tips
Callunavulgarisalbajaecfolspr33kavanagh

Bright Green with yellowish tips

Bright Green with yellowish tips
Callunavulgarisalbajaecfolaut33kavanagh

Bright Green with yellowish tips
Callunavulgarisalbajaecfolwin33garnonswilliams

Calluna vulgaris
'Alba Minor' - H0
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White -
H0

Jul-Sep
Long flowering period

6 x 10
(15 x 25)
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Bright Green
Callunavulgarisalbaminorcfolspr33garnonswilliams

Bright Green
Callunavulgarisalbaminorcfolsum33kavanagh

Bright Green
Callunavulgarisalbaminorcfolaut33kavanagh

Bright Green
Callunavulgarisalbaminorcfolwin33kavanagh

Calluna vulgaris
'Alba Multiflora' - H0
Callunavulgarisalbamultifloracflos33kavanagh1

White -
H0

Sep-Oct
Upright habit

18-24 x 18-24
(46-60 x 46-60)
Callunavulgarisalbamultifloracfor33kavanagh1

Mid Green
 

Mid Green
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Mid Green
Callunavulgarisalbamultifloracfolaut33kavanagh

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris
'Alba Plena' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Oct
Double flowers

12 x 18
(30 x 45)

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris
'Alba Pumila' - H0
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White -
H0

Aug-Sep
Neat, dwarf habit

4 x 12
(10 x 30)

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris
'Alba Rigida' - H0
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White -
H0

Jul-Aug
It has a close intricate and distinctive habit.

6 x 12
(15 x 30)

Bright Green
Stiff foliage

Bright Green

Bright Green

Bright Green

Calluna vulgaris
'Alex Warwick' - H0
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White -
H0

Jun-Jul

4 x 16
(10 x 40)

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Mid Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alexandra' (Garden Girls Series) - H13
 

It is a compact "bud-blooming" heather with dark foliage and crimson - H13 - flower buds which do not open and are thus very long lasting from summer to late autumn

Aug-Dec
Upright bushy

12 x 16
(30 x 40)

Blackish-purple

Dark Green

Blackish-Purple

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Allegretto' - H5
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Ruby -
H5
Long flower stems -nice

Jul-Oct
Broad, erect habit

24 x 24
(60 x 60)

Greenish Yellow

Greenish Yellow

Greenish Yellow

Bronze

Calluna vulgaris 'Allegro' - H5
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Ruby -
H5
Highly rated good bloomer

Aug-Oct
Vigorous yet neat. Outstanding

20 x 24
(50 x 60)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alieke' - H2
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Mauve -
H2
Named after the finder's grand-daughter

Sep-Oct

4-6 x 10-12
(10-15 x 26-30)

Yellow Orange

Yellow Orange

Yellow Orange

Yellow Orange

Calluna vulgaris 'Alportii' - H13
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Crimson -
H13

Aug-Sep
Upright habit

16 x 20
(40 x 50)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Alportii Praecox' - H13
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Crimson -
H13

Jul-Sep
More compact habit than Calluna vulgaris 'Alporti'. Outstanding

14 x 18
(35 x 45)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris
'Alys Sutcliffe' - H2
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Bright Mauve -
H2

Aug-Sep
Forms a neat prostrate plant

4 x 12
(10 x 30)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Amanda Wain' -
H8/H11
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Lilac Pink - H8/H11

Jul-Oct
Upright habit

16 x 20
(40 x 50)

Orange

Orange

Orange

Orange

Calluna vulgaris 'Amethyst'
(Garden Girls Series) - H13
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Purplish crimson buds which are bluer and last longer than 'Alexandra' above

Aug-Jan
Upright bushy habit

10-12 (12-18)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Amilto' - H14
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Deep Magenta -
H14

Aug-Sep
Broad upright habit

14 x 20
(35 x 20)

Bronze Yellow

Yellow.
Very hardy and requires a harsh environ-ment for maximum foliage colour

Bronze

Bronze to orange red

Calluna vulgaris 'Andrew Proudley' - H11
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Small Lilac-Pink - H11

Aug-Sep
 

6 x 10
(15 x 25)

Orange tipped light Yellow

Orange tipped light Yellow

Orange tipped light Yellow

Orange tipped light Yellow with bronze and red tints

Calluna vulgaris 'Angela Wain' - H0
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White - H0

Aug-Sep
It has a semi-prostrate habit and curling stems

10 x 14
(25 x 35)

Grey-Green

Grey-Green

Grey-Green

Grey-Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Anna' - H0
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White - H0

Aug-Sep
Narrow erect habit

10 x 14
(25 x 35)

Golden Yellow

Golden Yellow

Golden Yellow

Golden Yellow

Calluna vulgaris
'Anne Dobbin' - H8
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Pink - H8

Aug-Oct
Minute prostrate plant

4 x 12
(10 x 30)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Anneke' - H0
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White - H0

Jul-Aug
Upright habit.

16 x 22
(40 x 55)

Yellow Green

Yellow Green

Yellow Green

Yellow Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Anne's Zwerg' - H10
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Reddish-Purple - H10

Aug-Sep
Prostrate

4-6 x 8-10
(10-15 x 20-25)

Medium Green

Medium Green

Medium Green

Medium Green

Calluna vulgaris 'Annemarie' - H7
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Double Rose Pink - H7

Sep-Oct
One of the more outstanding double red Callunas

20 x 24
(50 x 60)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

'Anthony Davis'
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'Anthony Wain'
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'Anton'
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'Apollo'
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'Applecross'
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'Arabella'
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'Argentea'
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'Ariadne'
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'Arina'
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'Arina'
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'Arran Gold'
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'Ashgarth Amethyst'
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'Ashgarth Shell Pink'
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'Asterix'
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'Atalanta'
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'Athene'
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'Atholl Gold'
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'August Beauty'
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'Aurea'
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'Autumn Glow'
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'Baby Wicklow'
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'Barbara Fleur'
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'Barja'
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'Barnett Anley'
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'Beechwood Crimson'
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'Ben Nevis'
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'Beoley Gold'
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'Beoley Silver'
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'Betty Baum'
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'Blazeaway'
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'Blueness'
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'Bognie'
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'Bonfire Brilliance'
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'Bonsai'
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'Boskoop' - H3
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Lavender - H3

August, September

12 x 18
(30 x 45)

Rich Gold

Rich Gold

Rich Gold

Orange with Red tints

'Bradford'
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'Braemar'
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'Braerlach'
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'Bray Head'
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'Bronze Beauty'
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'Bunsall' - H2
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Mauve - H2

August, September

12 x 18
(30 x 45)

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow

Orange and Brown

'Buxton Snowdrift'
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'Caleb Threkeld'
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'Calf of Man'
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'Californian Midge'
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'Carl Roders'
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'Carmen'
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'Carngold'
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'Cassa'
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'Catherine'
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'Catherine Anne'
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'Charles Chapman'
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'Chindit'
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'Christina'
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'Coccinea' - H10
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Purple - H10

August, September, October

10 x 10
(25 x 25)

Dark Grey-Green

Dark Grey-Green

Dark Grey-Green

Dark Grey-Green

'Copper Glow'
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'Corries's White'
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'Cottswood Gold'
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'County Wicklow' - H16
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Shell Pink (H16)

August, September, October, November

12 x 18
(30 x 45)

Medium Green

Medium Green

Medium Green

Medium Green

'Craig Rossie'
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'Cramond'
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'Cream Steving'
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'Crimson Glory'
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'Crinkly Tuft'
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'Crowborough Beacon'
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'Cuprea' - H3
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Lavender - H3

August, September, October

12 x 12
(30 x 30)

Copper

Copper

Copper

Warm bronze red

'C. W. Nix'
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