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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Light golden-yellow foliage.
Fruit: Edible to birds
Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Tea
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Wind
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Scotch Heather
  • Ling
  • Scots Heather
  • Common Heather

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