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Heaths and Heathers

Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Jae'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Fresh, green foliage.
Flowers: Pure white, single flowers are produced in August.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Sun, some shade; evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A vibrant cultivar with beautiful green foliage and tidy upright habit.
Calluna vulgaris 'Alba Plena'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Double white flowers - Aug-Oct.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist acidic, organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection.

Calluna vulgaris 'Anthony Davis'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Soft, grey-green foliage.
Flowers: Long sprays of white, single flowers are produced in August.
Height: 45cm Spread: 55cm
Growing conditions: Sun, some shade; evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
A vigorous, upright form.
Calluna vulgaris 'Applecross'
Scotch heather

Foliage: A darker green that offsets flower colour nicely.
Flowers: Double rose-pink flowers are produced in August.
Height: 45cm Spread: 55cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
A vigorous, floriferous form named after the treacherous pass in the Western Highlands of Scotland.
Calluna vulgaris 'Beoley Gold'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Beautiful golden foliage remains attractive all year.
Flowers: White flowers produced in August.
Height: 30cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Full sun for best foliage colour, evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
One of the best yellow cultivars.
Calluna vulgaris 'Blazeaway'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Golden summer foliage turning orange and then a fiery red in winter.
Flowers: Lavender flowers, Aug-Sept.
Height: 45cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, acidic organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection.
One of my favourites for winter colour.
Calluna vulgaris 'Boskoop'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Rich gold that turns orange and then cherry red in winter.
Flowers: Lavender flowers produced in August to September.
Height: 30cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Full sun for best foliage colour, evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
One of our most spectacular cold-weather reds.
Calluna vulgaris 'Con Brio'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Yellowish-green in summer, turning bronze-red in winter.
Flowers: Ruby red, produced August-September.
Height: 45cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
Great foliage colour changes with this heather.
Calluna vulgaris 'Corbett's Red'
Scotch heather

Foliage: A very dark green.
Flowers: Rich crimson red, produced in late summer.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A robust form with a very striking floral display.
Calluna vulgaris 'Cuprea'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Yellow in summer, turning copper-orange in fall, and finally a lovely red by winter.
Flowers: Light purple, produced in late August.
Height: 25cm Spread: 25cm
Growing conditions: Full sun for best, brightest colour. Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
The most dependable, hardiest yellow cultivar.
Calluna vulgaris 'Dainty Bess'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Compact, feathery sprays of green with a silvery gray sheen.
Flowers: Mauve.
Height: 10cm Spread: 15cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Red-purple
An excellent cultivar for the rock garden.
Calluna vulgaris 'Darkness'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Compact, dark green.
Flowers: Red-purple.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Red-purple
A neat compact upright.
Calluna vulgaris 'Finali'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green, upright.
Flowers: Amethyst, blooms October-November.
Height: 45cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A vigorous, erect cultivar.
Calluna vulgaris 'Fire Star'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Light yellow-orange foliage throughout the year.
Flowers: Mauve-rose flowers, Aug-Sept.
Height: 30cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, acidic-organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with protection.
Nice foliage addition to your heather collection.
Calluna vulgaris 'Glenfiddich'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Feathery foliage similar to 'Cuprea' but more striking in winter.
Flowers: Mauve flowers - Aug. to Sept.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic-acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection
Beautiful winter foliage plant.
Calluna vulgaris 'Golden Carpet'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Golden foliage turning orange/red in winter.
Flowers: Mauve flowers - Sept. to Oct.
Height: 15cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection.
Prostrate habit. Best colours in hostile situation.
Calluna vulgaris 'Golden Turret'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Light golden foliage twelve months of the year.
Flowers: White flowers - Aug. to Sept.
Height: 60cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection
Beautiful soft foliage colour, complements any garden.
Calluna vulgaris 'Hibernica'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Mauve, September-October.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
An excellent selection.
Calluna vulgaris 'Indian Thick Rug'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Lavender flowers - July to August.
Height: 15cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, acidic,organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with protection.
This is a chance seedling found by Captain Steele at Indian Point, Nova Scotia. He was impressed by the toughness of the plant as it tolerated years of roadsalt.
Calluna vulgaris 'J. H. Hamilton'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Double, deep pink, July- September.
Height: 15cm Spread: 25cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A very floriferous variety.
Calluna vulgaris 'Kerstin'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Downy deep lilac/grey foliage in winter, colourfully tipped pale yellow and red in spring.
Flowers: Mauve flowers - Aug. to Sept.
Height: 30cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic,acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4
One of the more hardy heathers originating in Sweden.
Calluna vulgaris 'Kinlochruel'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Pure double white, August.
Height: 25cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the best double whites available. This cultivar will grow well in partial shade.
Calluna vulgaris 'Kuphaldtii'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Wiry, dark green foliage turns reddish in the colder temperatures.
Flowers: Lavender flowers - Aug. to Sept.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic-acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with protection.
Interesting foliage plant.
Calluna vulgaris 'Long White'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Bright green .
Flowers: Long racemes of white, August-October.
Height: 45cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of our best performers. Great cut flower.
Calluna vulgaris 'Marleen'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Medium green .
Flowers: Beautiful purple-tipped white buds that last up to 6 weeks, possibly longer in cooler summers.
Height: 20cm Spread: 35cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
BUD BLOOMER. Great cut flower.
Calluna vulgaris 'Martha Herman'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Fresh, medium green .
Flowers: Clear white sprays that begin much earlier than other cultivars, early July.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
Great foliage plant that looks fresh all summer.
Calluna vulgaris 'Melanie'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Spectacular, white, long-lasting.
Height: 30cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
BUD BLOOMER. Great cut flower.
Calluna vulgaris 'Mullion'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Lilac pink, one of the best of this colour. Produces masses of colour in August.
Height: 20cm Spread: 50cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
Reliable and showy.
Calluna vulgaris 'Multicolor'


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Calluna vulgaris 'Radnor'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green .
Flowers: Double, shell pink, August-September.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
A nice, compact, tidy variety.
Calluna vulgaris 'Red Pimpernel'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green with a feathery texture.
Flowers: Crimson, August-November.
Height: 20cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
This cultivar has a long season of bloom.
Calluna vulgaris 'Red Wings'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Crimson, late August.
Height: 40cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
Very showy plant, hardy Canadian introduction.
Calluna vulgaris 'Romina'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark,midnight green.
Flowers: Dark purple-red colour, lasting until mid-February.
Height: 30cm Spread: 50cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
BUD BLOOMER.
Calluna vulgaris 'Ross Hutton'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Beet-root red, August-October.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
Very eye-catching flower colour.
Calluna vulgaris 'Ruby Slinger'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Yellow tips early in year, turning bright green in spring.
Flowers: White , August-October.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
Named for a person, not a colour.
Calluna vulgaris 'Silver Knight'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Upright growing silver-gray, turning silver-purple in winter.
Flowers: Lavender spikes, August-September.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A larger heather, an arresting silver and soft pink when in bloom.
Calluna vulgaris 'Silver Queen'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Silver-gray, similar to Silver Knight but of a broad spreading form.
Flowers: Lavender, August-September.
Height: 45cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
An interesting silver variety.
Calluna vulgaris 'Sir John Charrington'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Golden, turning blazing red by winter .
Flowers: Dark crimson, August.
Height: 20cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, best grown in full sun to retain golden colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A golden variety with dark flowers.
Calluna vulgaris 'Spitfire'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Yellow, turning orange and red in fall.
Flowers: Mauve, autumn.
Height: 20cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, best grown in full sun, to retain golden colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A yellow variety often sporting three colours at once, with cooling fall temperatures.
Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Cream'
Scotch heather

Foliage: New foliage is cream in spring, along with medium green of mature foliage. Cream turns to yellow by late summer.
Flowers: White, August-November.
Height: 45cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, best grown in full sun for best spring colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A two-toned variety.
Calluna vulgaris 'Tib'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Mid-forest green.
Flowers: Double, rich purple, mid-July into September.
Height: 30cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A very popular early flowering variety.
Calluna vulgaris 'Tricolorifolia'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Chocolate in winter, with flushes of cream and pink in spring.
Flowers: Lavender, August-September.
Height: 25cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A stunning foliage plant
Calluna vulgaris 'Velvet Fascination'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Downy silver overlay on light green turn this variety into a real showstopper .
Flowers: Sparkling white, August-September.
Height: 60cm Spread: 75cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A beautiful silver-green. One of the loveliest of the silver cultivars.
Calluna vulgaris 'White Lawn'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Forest green.
Flowers: Long white sprays of flowers that hug the ground, August-September.
Height: 5cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the more unusual cultivars, very low growing.
Calluna vulgaris 'Wickwar Flame'
Scotch heather

Foliage: Golden in summer, turning shades of orange and red in late fall and winter.
Flowers: Mauve, August-October.
Height: 60cm Spread: 75cm
Growing conditions: As for other golden foliaged heathers, grow in full sun for best colour. Evenly moist, acidic soil .
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the reddest heathers in winter.
Calluna vulgaris 'Winter Chocolate'
SCOTCH HEATHER

Foliage: Golden foliage with pink tips during the summer months, turning bronze in winter months.
Flowers: Lavender flowers - Aug. to Oct.
Height: 20cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic-acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5, Zone 4 with winter protection.

Erica Carnea 'Ann Sparkes'
Spring heath

Foliage: Orange, turning crimson with maturity, bronze tipped in cold temperatures.
Flowers: Open rose-pink, darkening with maturity, Feb.-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 25cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil ,sunny location.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
Erica with colourful foliage.
Erica carnea 'Aurea'
Spring heath

Foliage: Golden -yellow in summer, bronzy- orange in winter.
Flowers: Open rose-pink, darkening with maturity. Feb.-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 25cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil ,sunny position best to bring out colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
A colourful golden Erica.
Erica carnea 'December Red'
Spring heath

Foliage: Mid-green.
Flowers: Open pink, darken with age, Dec.-Feb.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny position to bring out best colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
One of the earliest Ericas to flower.
Erica carnea 'Foxhollow Fairy'
Spring heath'

Foliage: Mid-green, with a trailing habit.
Flowers: Open near-white with pink, giving a bi-colour effect, darkening to solid pink with maturity. Dec.-April.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil ,sunny position.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection.
Very early Erica.
Erica carnea 'Foxhollow'
SPRING HEATH

Foliage: Yellow foliage tipped bronze for most of the year, which deepens to orange/red in colder temps.
Flowers: Shell pink flowers - Jan. to Apr.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Great foliage plant.
Erica carnea 'Golden Starlet'
Spring heath

Foliage: Glorious bright lemon yellow, turning lime green in winter.
Flowers: White, Dec.-March.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of our most popular varieties.
Erica carnea 'King George'
Spring heath

Foliage: Dark, dark green.
Flowers: A good pink March through April.
Height: 15cm Spread: 25cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the most reliable of ericas.
Erica carnea 'Myretown Ruby'
SPRING HEATH

Foliage: Dark green foliage.
Flowers: Purple/pink, will deepen to crimson as the season progresses - Jan to May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
One of the more intense flower colours.
Erica carnea 'Pirbright Rose'
Spring heath

Foliage: Gray-green.
Flowers: Pink-purple, late March-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
This cultivar will sometimes start blooming in late fall, and continue through to spring.
Erica carnea 'Porter's Red'
Spring heath

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Magenta-red, Jan.-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of our favourites.
Erica carnea 'Rubinteppich'
SPRING HEATH

Foliage: Mid green foliage.
Flowers: Purple/pink - magenta flowers - Jan to April
Height: 15cm Spread: 45cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
One of the more vigorous cultivars.
Erica carnea 'Springwood Pink'
Spring heath

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: Light pink, late March-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny position for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the most dependable of all Ericas.
Erica carnea 'Springwood White'
Spring heath

Foliage: Dark green.
Flowers: White, late March-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 40cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny position for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
One of the most dependable of all Ericas.
Erica carnea 'Vivellii'
Spring heath

Foliage: Dark green with a bronzy hue.
Flowers: Dark magenta, March-May.
Height: 15cm Spread: 35cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
A very eye-catching cultivar.
Erica spiculifolia
Balkan heather

Foliage: Green.
Flowers: Pale rose-pink flowers borne on current seasonís growth, early to June-July.
Height: 25cm Spread: 50cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny location for brightest colour, trim lightly each spring.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
This is a hardy, charming species.
Erica spiculifolia 'Balkan rose'
Balkan heather

Foliage: Green.
Flowers: Rose colored flowers borne on current seasonís growth, early June-July.
Height: 25cm Spread: 50cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, sunny position for brightest colour, trim lightly each spring.
Hardiness: Zone 5, zone 4 with winter protection
Slightly darker cultivar of Balkan heather.
Erica tetralix
Cross-leaved heath

Foliage: Gray-green.
Flowers: Shell pink, June-September.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, protect from winter winds.
Hardiness: Zone 5b, zone 4 with winter protection
The flowers of tetralix are loose, showy bells that are produced at the ends of stems.
Erica tetralix 'Alba Mollis'
Cross-leaved heath

Foliage: Gray-green.
Flowers: Translucent white, June-September.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, protect from winter winds.
Hardiness: Zone 5b, zone 4 with winter protection
The flowers of tetralix are loose, showy bells that are produced at the ends of stems.
Erica tetralix 'Con Underwood
Cross-leaved heath

Foliage: Gray-green.
Flowers: Deep magenta, June-September.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, protect from winter winds.
Hardiness: Zone 5b, zone 4 with winter protection
The flowers of tetralix are loose, showy bells that are produced at the ends of stems.
Erica tetralix 'Pink Glow'
Cross-leaved heath'

Foliage: Gray-green.
Flowers: Two-toned pink, June-September.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, protect from winter winds.
Hardiness: Zone 5b, zone 4 with winter protection
The flowers of tetralix are loose, showy bells that are produced at the ends of stems.
Erica x darleyensis 'Furzey'
SPRING HEATH

Foliage: Dark green foliage with pink tips in the spring.
Flowers: Lilac-pink flowers - Dec to May.
Height: 45cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist, organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5

Erica x darleyensis 'Kramer's Red'
SPRING HEATH

Foliage: Dark bronze/green foliage.
Flowers: Magenta flowers - Jan to April
Height: 45cm Spread: 60cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Moist organic/acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
I have had this heath start flowering in Nov. and continue until May.
Erica x stuartii 'Irish Lemon'
Spring heath

Foliage: A nice forest green that is tipped with lemon yellow in spring.
Flowers: Pink bells that resemble E. tetralix, June-mid-September.
Height: 20cm Spread: 30cm
Growing conditions: Evenly moist, acidic soil, protect from winter wind.
Hardiness: Zone 5b, zone 4 with winter protection.
A naturally occuring hybrid.

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