The Heather Specialists

Calluna vulgaris

Cultivar

Flower Color

Time of
Bloom

Height and Width
in approx. 4 yrs

Foliage

Spring/Winter

Comments

Aberdeen *

lavender

July-Aug

spreading 12' X 24"

gray green

 

flowers compliment foliage well

Adrie *

purple red buds

Sept-Nov

12” x 20” broad spreading upright

medium green

 

bud bloomer—free flowering

Alba Aurea *

white

Aug-Oct

6" x 10"

golden green

 

attractive habit

Alba Carlton

silver white

Aug-Sept

upright 10” x 18”

dark green

 

distinctive foliage

Alba Elata *

white

Aug-Oct

upright 20” x 28”

medium green

 

outstanding

Alba Erecta *

white

Aug-Sept

upright 12” x 24”

medium green

 

attractive

Alba Jae

white

July-Aug

Upright 12” x18”

bright green

yellowish tips

 

Alba Minor

white

July-Sept

low 4” x 10”

bright green

 

long flowering

Alba Plena *

double white

Aug-Oct

bushy 12” x 18”

medium green

 

double flowers

Alba Pumila

white

Aug-Sept

compact 4” x 12”

medium green

 

dwarf habit

Alba Rigida *

white

July-Aug

low 6” x 12”

bright green

 

stiff foliage

Alexandra * +

deep crimson buds

Aug-Dec

upright bushy

12" x 16"

dark green

blackish purple

very striking

patented plant do not propagate

Alex Warwick *

white

Jun-July

low 4” x 16”

medium green

 

St. Kilda clone

Alice Knight *

lilac pink

Sept-Oct

12” x 18”

gold w/orange

orange

our  introduction

Alicia * +

white buds

Aug-Dec

compact upright   12" X 15"

bright green

 

masses of buds -patented plant

Alison Yates *

white

Sept-Oct

compact 18" x 24"

downy silver

 

vigorous

Alissa Diane *

double mauve

July-Oct

spreading 12” x 16”

gold green

orange tints

sport of ‘Tib’ from Ken Hutchins

Allegretto *

ruby

July-Oct

broad erect

24” x 24”

greenish

yellow

bronze

long flower stems – nice

Allegro * +

ruby

July-Oct

upright 18" x 24"

dark green

 

highly rated
good bloomer

Alportii *

crimson

Aug-Sept

upright 16” x 20”

dark green

 

old timer

Alportii Praecox*

crimson

July-Sept

upright 14” x 18”

dark green

 

compact

Alys Sutcliffe *

mauve

Aug-Sept

prostrate 4” x 12”

dark green

 

neat habit

Amanda *

pink buds

Aug-Dec

12” x 16”

medium green

 

 

Amanda Wain *

lilac pink

July-Oct

upright 16" x 20"

orange

 

 

Amethyst *

red purple buds

Aug-Jan

upright bushy       16"  x 20"

dark green

dark purple

patented nice bright color

Amilto *

magenta

Aug-Sept

upright 14 x 20”

yellow

brnze orng red

spring tips bronze

Amy  *

mauve

Aug-Oct

dwarf 6" x 10"

bright green

 

compact dome

Andrea

pink buds

Aug-Nov

semi-upright  18” x 24”

lime green

 

 

Anette * +

clear pink buds

Aug-Nov

erect 14" x 16"

medium green

 

patented—good for drying

Angela Wain *

white

Aug-Sept

10” x 14”  low

gray green

 

curling stems

Anika Heinze *

lavender

Aug-Sept

12” x 18”

gray green

 

 

Annabel  *

double rose red

Sept-Oct

upright 22” x 28”

dark green

 

sport from ‘Annemarie’

Anneke *

white

July-Aug

upright 18” x 22”

green

cream tips

‘Alba Erecta’ sport

Annemarie * +

double rose pink

Sept-Oct

upright 20" x 24"

dark green

 

good cut flower

Annes Zwerg

reddish purple

Aug-Sept

prostrate 4-6" x 8-10"

medium green

 

similar to 'Heidezwerg', German

Anouk *

white buds

Aug-Nov

upright 20” x 24”

yellow green

 

 

Anthony Davis*+

white

Aug-Sept

erect 18” x 20”

green gray

 

long sprays

Aphrodite

deep red buds

Aug-Jan

upright bushy 12” x 18”

deep green

 

new

Apollo

pink

Aug-Sept

upright 14” x 20”

bright yellow

 

rare, sunburns terribly

Applecross *

double rose pink

Sept-Oct

upright 20” x 24”

dark green

 

blooms well

Arabella *

brilliant blood red

Aug-Sept

open erect 

12” x 18”

dark green

 

similar in color to ‘Dark Beauty’

Arina *

lilac pink

July-Aug

erect 16” x 24”

medium green

tips orng crm

 

Arran Gold *

mauve

July-Sept

6" x 10"

gold/red tints

lime green w/red

spring tips gold-superb

Ashgarth Amber

amethyst

Aug-Sept

spreading 10” x 18”

gold

red in winter

 

Ashgarth Shell Pink *

pink

Aug-Sept

semi-dwarf

4” x 14”

medium green

 

 

Asterix *

pale mauve

Aug-Oct

prostrate erect stems 4" x  14"

medium green

 

 

Athene *

bright red buds

Sept-Dec

16” x 16”

bright green

 

 

August Beauty *

white

Aug-Sept

open erect 14” x 18”

medium green

 

 

Aurea *

mauve

Aug-Sept

spreading 8” x 18”

gold

copper red

150+ years old

Autumn Glow

mauve

Nov-Jan

Spreading 12” x 18”

Dark green