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Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Calluna
                        Specie: vulgaris

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained acid soil in full sun

Features: Dark green leaves turning reddish purple in winter

Uses: Ground cover Rock gardens Mixed shrubbery

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to acid heathland, this erect or prostrate shrub?s height can reach 24 in (60 cm) and some of its cultivars can spread more than 30 in (75 cm). The tubular or bell-shaped flowers grow in racemes and are single or double, with colors ranging from wh

Growth Habit: Erect or prostrate habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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