HEATHERS Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Torch'

Commonly known as Ling, Scots heather

Foliage green tipped orange, mauve flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Mauve flowers
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Open site

HEATHERS Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Torch'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£4.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £4 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal diseases, grey mould(Botrytis), Phytophthora root rot, rhizoctonia
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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