Plant of the Month
Calluna vulgaris (heather or ling) is a beautiful perennial shrub with a colourful foliage made of small linear leaves, ranging from bright greens to autumnal yellows. Its vibrant spikes of flowers also come in a variety of shades, with rich reds to vivid violets displaying throughout Autumn.
They love to be planted in full sun and acidic soil.
A hardy plant, Calluna can be placed in full exposure and will survive colder temperatures, with the spikes of flowers providing a stunning display.
Make some room for these delightful shrubs in your garden.