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Calluna vulgaris

Family: Ericaceae

Common name: SCOTS HEATHER

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

Sentiment: protection

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet

Flower

pink, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bee

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, 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: -30 to +30 °F

Water: regular