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Calluna vulgaris ‘Foxii Nana’

Heather

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.5m to 1.5m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPurple pink
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Calluna vulgaris ‘Foxii Nana’ (Heather). Has bright green foliage shaped into a low mound with purple-pink flowers in late summer to early autumn.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Ling

Origin

Northern Europe

Interest and use

Border, edging, rock garden, ground cover, naturaliser

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Sandy, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

The plants require a lime-free soil. After flowering each year they can be lightly pruned to keep a bushy and compact habit.

Propagation

Seed in spring for species or for cultivators by softwood cuttings, division or by dropping in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to fungal diseases.

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