A picture of a Heather

Heather

Calluna vulgaris var. hirsuta

Also known as

Ling

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

80cm

Max

70cm

10cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Heather Overview

This variety is prostate and dwarf, with procumbent branches.

How to propagate Heather

Cuttings

Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division.

Division

Seed

Other uses of Heather

Border, edging, rock garden, ground cover, naturaliser, banks. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.