Look for us at the Citizen Science Conference in St. Paul MN, May 17-20, 2017

Calluna vulgaris ‘Elsie Purnell’

Family: Ericaceae

Common name: SCOTS HEATHER

Native to: Azores, Northern Europe, Siberia, Western Europe, Western North America

Sentiment: protection

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, dense form, erect, open form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1.5 feet

Max width: 2.75 feet

Flower

pink, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil acidity: acidic

Soil types: loam, sandy

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260015
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260016
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260017 2
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260017
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260018
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260019
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260020 2
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260020
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260021
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260022
  • Calluna vulgaris elsie purnell  6260023