AWARD

HEATHERS Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty'

Commonly known as Ling, Scots heather

Blood red flowers, compact
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HEATHERS Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty'

 
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  • Evergreen
  • Red
    Blood-red
  • Height
    25cm (10in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Ground cover These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Open site
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - bees
  • Pests & Diseases
    fungal diseases. Grey mould, Phytophthora root rot, rhizoctonia in warm, wet conditions.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • 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
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile well drained soil
    humus-rich
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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