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100 Scotch TRUE HEATHER Shrub Scot's Purple Pink Flower Calluna Vulgaris Seeds

100 Scotch TRUE HEATHER Shrub Scot's Purple Pink Flower Calluna Vulgaris Seeds

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DESCRIPTION:

NAME: Scotch Heather

OTHER COMMON NAMES: Scot's Heather / True Heather / Ling / Summer Heather / Autumn Heather

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Calluna Vulgaris

COLOR: Mauve (Pinkish Purple)

PLANT SEEDS: Fall sow seeds or cold stratify

BLOOM TIME: Summer - Fall

HARDINESS ZONE: 4 - 9

PLANT HEIGHT: 12 - 18"

PLANT SPACING: 18 - 24"

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade

SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - Moist

QUANTITY: 100 Seeds

OTHER: Scotch Heather is a small evergreen shrub native to Europe, & is the only “true” Heather. It has an upright growth habit with tiny fragrant foliage that turns a beautiful bronze - purple in fall. From summer to fall, plants have zillions of flowers all up & down the stems. The flowers can be single or double. The flowers are great for cutting or drying. Heather is regarded as being lucky, so it's popular in wedding bouquets & as good luck charms. The dried branches are also made into brooms. Birds like grouse enjoy eating the seeds. Heather is a host plant for butterflies, & nectar plant for bees. Heather Honey has a very unique delicious flavor!

Scotch Heather can be grown in containers, regular or rock gardens, or as a ground cover. They must have well drained soil. The plants tolerate the grazing of sheep, cattle & deer, as well as coastal conditions like wind & salt spray. The flowers stay on plant over winter, in purple or brown depending on the climate, but both look nice!


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