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Calluna vulgaris

Calluna vulgaris

Heather

synonym Erica vulgaris

Types of planting

Tree types

solitary shrubs

Other types of planting

undergrowth

Use

Location

park central reservation in containers roof garden large garden small garden patio cemetery countryside ecological zone coastal area

Pavement

none none open open

Planting concepts

prairie planting eco planting landscape planting

Characteristics

Height

0.6 - 0.9 m

Width

0.6 - 0.8 m

Winter hardiness zone

5A - 9A

Aspects

Wind

tolerant to wind slightly tolerant to coastal wind

Soil

peaty sand

Nutrient level

low in nutrients

Soil moisture level

very dry dry

Light requirements

sun

pH range

acidic
4.5 - 6.5

Host plant/forage plant

bees butterflies nectar value 5 pollen value 5

Extreme environments

tolerant to dryness

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Flowers

Flowers

bell-shaped striking small second bloom

Flower colour

pink

Flowering period

August - September

Leaves

Leaf colour

dark green

Leaves

evergreen lanceolate small narrow fleshy leathery

Fruits

Fruits

no fruit

Bark

Bark colour

grey-brown

Bark

peeling

Twigs

Twig colour

yellow-brown

Twigs

bare

Root system

Root system

shallow coarse roots

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Winter hardiness zone
OK
Coastal area
OK
Use
Location
OK
Pavement
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Host plant/forage plant
OK
Planting concepts
OK
Types of planting
Tree types
OK
Multi-stemmed trees
OK
Crown structure
OK
Crown shape
OK
Topiary on stem
OK
Topiary
OK
Height
m
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m
OK
Width
m
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m
OK
Aspects
Wind
OK
Soil
OK
Nutrient level
OK
Soil moisture level
OK
Light requirements
OK
PH range
OK
Extreme environments
OK
Stage of succession
OK
Plant characteristics
Flowering period
January
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December
OK
Flower colour
OK
Leaf colour
OK
Autumn colour
OK
Fruit colour
OK
Bark colour
OK
Special features
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