A picture of a Heather

Heather

Calluna vulgaris 'Marleen'

Also known as

Ling

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Heather Overview

This plant has long-lasting dark purple flowerbuds appearing from early to late autumn which unusually, do not fully open.

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