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Heather Variety (Spring Flowering)

(Calluna species (spring flowering))

Photo credit: RHS


Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    March, April, May
  • Flower Colours
    Purple, Pink, White, Yellow
  • Petals
    4
  • Arrangement
    Cluster
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    North, South, East, West
  • Soil Type
    Clay, Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained, Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral

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