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Calluna vulgaris/Scotch Heather

Calluna vulgaris / Calluna vulgaris
Spectacular flowers
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Spectacular flowers

Growing in Alaska and flowering in early September

Almost at peak of bloom in late summer

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Scientific Name: Calluna vulgaris
Common Name: Scotch Heather
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This plant can not stand wet soils or high levels of fertilization. Best adapted for plantings in the Upper South. Does not do well in the hot, humid South. Plant in full sunlight.