The Heather Specialists

Calluna vulgaris

Cultivar

Flower Color

Time of
Bloom

Height and Width
in approx. 4 yrs

Foliage

Winter

Foliage

Comments

Barbara Fleur *

pale crimson

July-Aug

upright 18” x 22”

dark green

 

unusual flower color

Barja

mauve

Nov-Jan

upright 18” x 24”

dark green var. yellow/red

 

sport from ‘Autumn Glow’

Barnett Anley *

bright lilac pink

July-Oct

upright 18-24" x 24"

dark green

purple tints

showy

Battle of Arnhem * +

lilac pink

Oct-Dec

upright 24" x 28"

dark green

to bronze

late bloomer

Bayport *

mauve

Aug-Sept

upright bushy

12” x 16”

gold tinted  orange

bright red

from Nova Scotia, Canada

Beechwood  Crimson

crimson

Aug-Sept

upright 12” x 16”

dark green

 

 

Beoley Crimson

bright crimson

Sept-Oct

upright 12" x 16"

dark green

 

long spikes

Beoley Gold  * +

white

Aug-Sept

bushy 12-15" x 20"

gold

gold

one of the best yellows

Beoley Silver *

white

Sept-Oct

16” x 24”

downy silver

 

feels like lumpy velour yarn!

Bernadette *

pale purple

July-Aug

low spreading

8” x 20”

yellow green

bronze red in winter

 

Bispingen *

dark lilac

Aug-Sept

upright 12” x 14”

golden yellow

bronze red

 

Blaze

mauve

Aug-Sept

14” x 16”

green

spring tips red

 

Blazeaway *

lavender

Aug-Sept

14” x 24”

gold

orange to fiery red

well known

good performer

Blueness

mauve

Sept-Oct

broad erect

18” x 22”

dark green

 

makes good groundcover

Bonfire Brilliance *

lilac pink

Aug-Sept

upright 12” x 18”

yellow green

orange to red

good winter color

Bonita

red buds

Sept-Dec

upright 12” x 14”

orange/yellow

bronze

new

Boreray *

white

July-Aug

prostrate 6” x 12”

medium green

 

St. Kilda clone K70 ours is no more than 2”

Boskoop *

lavender

Aug-Sept

12" x 20"

gold/salmon

orange w/red tints

 

Bradford *

deep bright purple

July-Oct

low spreading

12” x 20”

dark green

 

vigorous

Braeriach *

lavender

July-Aug

upright 10” x 14”

gold

orange

especially striking in spring

Branchy Anne *

pink

July-Sept

low 6” x 12”

dark green

 

free flowering

Bray Head *

purple

July-Sept

upright 8” x 18”

dark green

spring tips red orange yellow

nice

Brightness *

(Waquoit

Brightness)

crimson

July-Sept

upright compact

18” x 24”

dark green

 

long racemes

a.k.a ‘Waquoit Brightness’

Brita Elisabeth *

double deep

heliotrope

Aug-Sept

broad 16” x 24”

dark green

 

from Sweden

hardy plant

Bronze Beauty *

mauve

Sept-Dec

upright 12" x 16"

dark green

 

late flowering

Bud Lyle *

mauve

Aug-Sept

dwarf habit 6” x 16”

 

yellow gold

orange and red tints

 

Bunsall *

lavender mauve

Aug-Sept

narrow upright      12” x 18”

yellow

bronze to    orange

very attractive plant

Burgundy Fire *

lavender

Aug-Sept

10-15” x 18”

medium green

burgundy

hardy—from Michigan