NAME: Scotch Heather
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Scot's Heather / True Heather / Ling / Summer Heather / Autumn Heather
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calluna Vulgaris
COLOR: Mauve (Pinkish Purple)
PLANT SEEDS: Fall sow seeds or cold stratify
BLOOM TIME: Summer - Fall
HARDINESS ZONE: 4 - 9
PLANT HEIGHT: 12 - 18"
PLANT SPACING: 18 - 24"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Moist
QUANTITY: 100 Seeds
OTHER: Scotch Heather is a small evergreen shrub native to Europe, & is the only “true” Heather. It has an upright growth habit with tiny fragrant foliage that turns a beautiful bronze - purple in fall. From summer to fall, plants have zillions of flowers all up & down the stems. The flowers can be single or double. The flowers are great for cutting or drying. Heather is regarded as being lucky, so it's popular in wedding bouquets & as good luck charms. The dried branches are also made into brooms. Birds like grouse enjoy eating the seeds. Heather is a host plant for butterflies, & nectar plant for bees. Heather Honey has a very unique delicious flavor!
Scotch Heather can be grown in containers, regular or rock gardens, or as a ground cover. They must have well drained soil. The plants tolerate the grazing of sheep, cattle & deer, as well as coastal conditions like wind & salt spray. The flowers stay on plant over winter, in purple or brown depending on the climate, but both look nice!
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Jul 26, 2019
Thanks! item shipped as promised...
Jul 4, 2019
Im so pleased with my purchase, each packet is clearly labelled and has an image of the flower...looking forward to planting in spring
Jun 12, 2019
I can't wait to see these bloom!
Jun 3, 2019
Apr 12, 2019
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