Heather (Calluna vulgaris), packet of 100 seeds, organic

$2.95

Family:  Heath (Ericaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 9

Woody perennial subshrub native to the British Isles, brightly flowering to 2 feet tall.  A very classy herbal landscape plant, easy to maintain, fire and browse resistant, drought tolerant once established, and long-lived.  Traditional usage: urinary tract infection and gravel.  Source of arbutin.  Yellow dye plant.  Heather prefers full sun and acidic soils.  Give peat moss.  Surface sow seed in fall, midwinter or early spring, press in hard and keep cool and moist until germination, then work up seedlings in pots.  Good container plant, excellent in raised beds, works well for sculpturing the landscape around paths to doorways and gates–low and spreading, trimmable, flowers long-lasting and showy.

100 seeds per packet, Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Ken Doman

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    Ken Doman

    What color will these seeds produce? What will the shipping cost be for Hickory Hills, Il 60457?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Ken, Fall and winter-flowering, our heather blooms red and purple. Shipping is $2.90 unless you purchase $10.00 worth of packets at which point shipping is free. Richo

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  2. Vicki

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    Vicki

    what time of year does this particular variety bloom? I am looking for winter blooming heath/heather.

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Vicki,
      Our Calluna vulgaris is fall/winter blooming in reds and purples. Richo

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