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SPRING FOLIAGE COLOUR
with Foliage Stalk and Form

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with Foliage Stalk and Form

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Erica Hardy Heaths:-

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Erica Hardy Heaths:-

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Click on Colour below to change to its Heather Flower Colour Page with Flower and Flower Stalk

Spr-Bronze

1

(o) Aut-Bronze

(o) 1

Erica garforthensis

(o) 1

Erica tetralix

1

CULTIVAR GROUP with Flowers

 

FLOWERING SEASON
with Flower and Flower Stalk

 

(o) H0
White
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(o) H1 Amethyst
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H2
Mauve
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Index Page No.

(o) Spr-Green

(o) 1

(o) Aut-Green

(o)
1 2

Erica gaudificans

(o) 1

Erica umbellata

1

Andromeda

(o) 1

(o) January
Winter

(o)
1 2

(o) 1

(o) 1

1

Spr-Grey

1

(o) Aut-Grey

(o) 1

(o) Erica x griffithsii

(o) 1

Erica vagans

1

Bruckenthalia spiculifolia changed to
Erica spiculifolia

1

(o)February
Winter

(o)
1 2

(o) H3
Lavender
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(o) 1

H4
Lilac
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1

H5
Ruby
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1

(o) Spr-Orange

(o) 1

Aut-Orange

1

Erica krameri

(o) 1

Erica veitchii

1

(o) Calluna

(o) 1

(o) March
Spring

(o)
1 2

Spr-Red

1

Aut-Red

1

(o) Erica lusitanica

(o) 1

Erica watsonii

1

(o) Daboecia

(o) 1

(o) April
Spring

(o)
1 2

H6
Cerise
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1

(o) H7
Rose Pink
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(o) 1

(o) H8
Pink
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(o) 1

(o) Spr-Yellow

(o) 1

(o) Aut-Yellow

(o) 1

(o) Erica mackayana

(o) 1

Erica williamsii

1

Erica Hardy Heaths:-

 

(o) May
Spring

(o) 1

(o) Spr-Other Colour

(o) 1

Aut-Other Colour

1

Erica maderensis

(o) 1

 

 

Erica x afroeuropea

(o) 1

(o) June
Summer

(o) 1

(o) H9
Beetroot
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(o) 1

(o) H10
Purple
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(o) 1

(o) H11
Lilac Pink
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(o) 1

 

 

 

 

(o) Erica manipuliflora

(o) 1

 

 

Erica andevalensis now treated as Erica mackayana ssp andevalensis

1

(o) July
Summer

(o) 1

SUMMER FOLIAGE COLOUR
with Foliage Stalk and Form

 

WINTER FOLIAGE COLOUR
with Foliage Stalk and Form

 

Erica multiflora

1

SEED COLOUR

 

(o) Erica arborea

(o) 1

(o) August
Summer

(o) 1

(o) H12 Heliotrope
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(o) 1

H13 Crimson
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1

(o) H14 Magenta
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(o) 1

(o) Sum-Bronze

(o) 1

(o) Win-Bronze

(o) 1

(o) Erica
oldenburgensis

(o) 1

Seed

1

(o) Erica x arendsiana

(o) 1

(o) September
Autumn

(o) 1

(o) Sum-Green

(o)
1 2

(o) Win-Green

(o)
1 2

Erica platycodon

1

 

 

(o) Erica australis

(o) 1

(o) October
Autumn

(o) 1

H15 Salmon

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1

(o) H16
Shell Pink

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(o) H17 Multi-Coloured
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(o) 1

Sum-Grey

1

Win-Grey

1

Erica scoparia

1

BED PICTURES

 

(o) Erica azorica
(Syn.
Erica scoparia subsp. azorica)

(o) 1

(o) November
Autumn

(o) 1

Sum-Orange

1

(o) Win-Orange

(o) 1

Erica sicula

1

Garden

1

(o) Erica carnea

(o)
1 2

(o) December
Winter

(o) 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sum-Red

1

(o) Win-Red

(o) 1

(o) Erica spiculifolia

(o) 1

 

 

(o) Erica ciliaris

(o) 1

 

 

 

 

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(o) Sum-Yellow

(o) 1

(o) Win-Yellow

(o) 1

(o) Erica stuartii

(o) 1


(o) COMMENTS

(o) Erica cinerea

(o) 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sum-Other Colour

1

(o) Win-Other Colour

(o) 1

Erica terminalis

1

(o) Erica x darleyensis

(o) 1

The 2 rows of "Height x Spread in inches (cms) (1 inch = 2.5 cms, 12" = 1 foot = 30 cms) and Comment" state the Heather Description from 'Handy Guide to Heathers Descriptions & Suppliers of over 1000 varieties" by David & Anne Small, published in 1992 by Denbeigh Heather Nurseries (ISBN 0-9519160-0-9). This gives the official Heather Society flower colour(s) and foliage colour(s).
Photos from Chris Garnons-Williams are added to that respective flower colour or foliage colour page in the Shrub Heather Gallery and the relevant index page in this gallery IRRESPECTIVE OF THE ACTUAL FLOWER COLOUR OR FOLIAGE COLOUR (stated in the Handy Guide) IN THE IMAGE THAT WAS TAKEN BY CHRIS GARNONS-WILLIAMS.

(o) Erica erigena

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Heather Evergreen Shrub Cultivar or Hybrid Name
with link to its Description Page

Daboecia cantabrica
'Alba Globosa'

Erica mackayana
f. eburnea
'Doctor Ronald Gray'

Erica mackayana
f. eburnea
'Shining Light'

Erica arborea var. alpina f. aureifolia
'Albert's Gold'

Tree heath 'Albert's Gold'

Erica arborea f. aureifolia 'Estrella Gold'

Erica erigena
f aureifolia
'Golden Lady'

Erica lusitanica

 

Juvenile Bud

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaflobudjuvkavanagh

Photo from
September 2013
 

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Photo of Juvenile Buds from
June 2013

Ericamackayanashininglightflobudjuvkavanagh

Photo from
August 2013
 

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Photo from
 

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Ericaerigenagoldenladyflobudgarnonswilliams1

Photo from
October 2013

Ericalusitanicaflobudgarnonwilliams

Photo from
December 2014

 

Mature Bud

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaflobudkavanagh

Photo from
September 2013
 

Ericamackayanadoctorronaldgrayflobudkavanagh

Photo from
August 2012

Ericamackayanashininglightflobudkavanagh

Photo from
August 2013
 

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Photo from
 

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Ericaerigenagoldenladyflobudstalkgarnonswilliams1

Photo from
October 2013

Ericalusitanicaflobudstalkgarnonwilliams

Photo from
December 2014

 

Flower and Flower Colour
with link to its
Flower Colour Page

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaflokavanagh

White - H0

Photo from
September 2013
 

Ericamackayanadoctorronaldgrayflokavanagh

White - H0

Ericamackayanashininglightflokavanagh

White - H0

Photo from
August 2013
 

Ericaarboreaalbertsgoldflokavanagh

White - H0

Photo from
June 2013

Ericaarboreaestrellagoldflokavanagh

White - H0

Photo from
June 2013

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White - H0

Photo from
June 2013

Ericalusitanicaflogarnonwilliams

White - H0

Photo from
December 2014

 

Flower Stalk

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaflostalkkavanagh

Photo of buds and flowers from
September 2013
 

Ericamackayanadoctorronaldgrayflostalkkavanagh

Photo of Flower Buds at end of flower stalk and Flowers at end of its flower stalk from
August 2012

Ericamackayanashininglightflostalkkavanagh

Photo of flowers from
August 2013

Ericaarboreaalbertsgoldflostalkkavanagh

Photo of flowers from
June 2013

Ericaarboreaestrellagoldflostalkkavanagh

Photo of flower stalk from
June 2013

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Photo of flower stalk from
June 2013

Ericalusitanicaflostalkgarnonwilliams

Photo of flower stalk from December 2014
 

 

Flowers

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosafloskavanagh

Photo of buds and flowers from
September 2013
 

Ericamackayanadoctorronaldgrayfloskavanagh

Photo of Flower Buds and Flowers from
August 2012

Ericamackayanashininglightfloskavanagh

Photo of flowers from
August 2013
 

Ericaarboreaalbertsgoldfloskavanagh

Photo of flowers from
June 2013

Ericaarboreaestrellagoldfloskavanagh

Photo of flowers from
June 2013

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Photo of flowers from
June 2013

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Photo of flowers from
December 2014
 

 

Seed

 

 

 

 

 

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Seedhead

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo from
October 2014

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Flowering Months with link its Flowering Month Page

June,
July,
August,
September

July,
August,
September,
October

July,
August,
September

March,
April,
May
Small, fragrant, globose white flowers in tall panicles to 30cm in length are produced only sparsely

April,
May

February,
March,
April

December,
January,
February,
March,
April,
May

 

Height x Spread in inches (cms) (1 inch = 2.5 cms, 12" = 1 foot = 30 cms)
and Comment

16 x 28 (40 x 70)

White flowers, more round than 'Alba', June-September, with mid green foliage. Compact habit.

4 x 14 (10 x 35)

White flowers, July-October, with mid green foliage. Broad spreading habit. A sport from ‘Lawsoniana’ found by Dr Ronald Gray (Hindhead, Surrey).

10 x 22 (25 x 55)

White flowers, VII–IX, large, very floriferous; mid-grey-green foliage; vigorous; height 21–25cm; spread 46–60cm. Outstanding, one of the best white heathers; much better than ‘Doctor Ronald Gray’.

78 x 32 (200 x 80)

Sparse, slightly scented white flowers, March-May, with yellow foliage all year - being brightest in winter and spring. Sport from 'Alpina'.

Fully hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F) - borderline.

48 x 30 (120 x 75)

White flowers, IV–V, profuse; lime-green foliage with bright yellow young shoots in spring; broad compact habit; height 1m and more; spread 61–75cm. Hardier than some other clones. Collected in Serra da Estrela near Coimbra, Portugal, in 1972 by R. Zwijnenburg and introduced first in the Netherlands.

12 x 16 (30 x 40)

White flowers, II–IV, sparse; golden yellow foliage throughout the year; slow-growing; height 26–30cm; spread 31–45cm. This is prone to severe windburn in cold windy sites, and also, if planted in a harsh site, to reverting to ‘W. T. Rackliff’ from which it was a sport.

40 x 28 (100 x 70)

Pink buds opening white  flowers and sometimes tinged with pink, March-May, with medium green foliage.  Open erect 40” tall x 28" wide.  Can begin blooming in December some years.

Recommended by the Heather Society.

Fol-iage Stalk Col-our

Spring
with link to its
Spring Foliage Colour Page

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosafolsprkavanagh

Mid Green

Photo from
April 2013
 

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Mid Green

Ericamackayanashininglightfolsprkavanagh

Mid Grey-Green

Photo from
March 2013
 

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Yellow

Photo from
 

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Bright Yellow Juvenile shoots

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Golden Yellow

Photo from
March 2013
 

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Medium Green

Photo from
 

Summer with link to its
Summer Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo from
 

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Mid Green

Photo from
August 2012

Ericamackayanashininglightfolsumkavanagh

Mid Grey-Green

Photo of juvenile foliage with dead foliage below that from
August 2013
 

Ericaarboreaalbertsgoldfolsumkavanagh

Yellow

Photo from
June 2013
 

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Lime Green

Photo of flowers and foliage from
June 2013

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Golden Yellow

Photo from
July 2013

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Medium Green

Photo from
 

Autumn with link to its
Autumn Foliage Colour Page

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosafolautkavanagh

Mid Green

Photo of bud, flower, seeds and foliage from
October 2014
 

Ericamackayanadoctorronaldgrayfolautkavanagh

Mid Green

Photo of juvenile flower buds, flowers and foliage from
October 2014

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Mid Grey-Green

Photo from
 

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Yellow

Photo from
October 2014

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Lime Green

Photo from
October 2014

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Golden Yellow

Photo from
September 2012

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Medium Green

Photo from
 

Winter
with link to its
Winter Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo from
 

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Mid Green

Photo from
February 2013

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Mid Grey-Green

Photo from
 

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Yellow

Photo from
 

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Lime Green

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Golden Yellow

Photo from
 

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Medium Green

Photo from
 

Form dis-plays Over-all Fol-iage Col-our

Spring
with link to supplier in the UK

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaforsprkavanagh

Wholesale only: Kingfisher Nursery

Photo of form from
 

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Highland Heathers Comrie

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Forest Edge Nurseries

Photo of form with seedheads and foliage from
March 2013
 

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Burncoose Nurseries,
St Bridget Nurseries,
Goscote Nurseries,
Holden Clough Nursery,
Highland Heathers of Scotland have this under table for Tree Heaths with Calluna vulgaris as its column heading and Alberts Gold in the table row on December 27 2014 - this reply by Highland Heathers of 18 December 2014 states "We are in the process of revamping our website and any errors are being amended" in response to my email about their stocklist sent on 18 December 2014.
Forest Edge Nurseries,
Triscombe Nurseries

Photo of form from
 

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Perryhill Nurseries,
Triscombe Nurseries,
Burncoose Nurseries,
St Bridget Nurseries,
Goscote Nurseries,
Holden Clough Nursery

Ericaerigenagoldenladyforsprkavanagh

Spring Park Nursery

Photo of form from
March 2013

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Photo of form from
 

Summer with link to supplier in Europe

Heather's Heide online shop from Holland is closed on Sunday

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Heather's Heide

Photo of form from
 

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Esveld and
Heather's Heide

Photo from
August 2012

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Heather's Heide

Photo of form with juvenile green foliage and brown dead foliage from
August 2013

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Heather's Heide
and Esveld

Photo of form from
August 2013

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Esveld

Photo of form from
June 2013

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Heather's Heide

Photo of form from
July 2013

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Photo of form from
 

Autumn with link to supplier in USA

Daboeciacantabricaalbaglobosaforautkavanagh

Photo of form with buds, flowers, seeds and foliage from
October 2014
 

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form of flower buds, white flowers, pink juvenile seeds and mature orange seeds, with foliage from
October 2014

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form from
 

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Photo of form under a full grown birch tree from
October 2014

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form from
October 2014

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form from
 

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form from
October 2014

Winter
with link to supplier in Canada

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Photo of form from
 

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Photo from
February 2013

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Photo of form from
 

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Photo of form from
 

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Photo of form from
 

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Photo of form from
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Evergreen Shrub Cultivar or Hybrid Name
with link to its Description Page

Erica x oldenburgensis 'Oldenburg'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juvenile Bud

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Photo from
February 2015
 

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Mature Bud

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Photo from
February 2015

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Flower and Flower Colour
with link to its
Flower Colour Page

Ericaoldenburgensisoldenburgflogarnonswilliams1

White - H0

Photo from
February 2015

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Flower Stalk

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Photo of flower stalk from February 2015
 

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Flowers

Ericaoldenburgensisoldenburgflosgarnonswilliams1

Photo of flowers from
February 2015

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Seed

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Seedhead

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Flowering Months

March,
April,
May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height x Spread in inches (cms) (1 inch = 2.5 cms, 12" = 1 foot = 30 cms)
and Comment

28 x 28 (70 x 70)

"White flowers, March-May, with mid-green Erica arborea like foliage. Broad spreading habit. This hybrid was deliberately raised by Kurt Kramer in Germany and named after the region in which he lives." from The Heather Society.

"Erica x oldenburgensis 'Oldenburg' is an unusual and attractive, free-flowering evergreen with White flowers from March to May. Height and spread 70cm. Lime tolerant." from Wyevale Garden Centres.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fol-iage Stalk Col-our

Spring
with link to its
Spring Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo from
 

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Summer with link to its
Summer Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo from
 

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Autumn with link to its
Autumn Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo from
 

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Winter
with link to its
Winter Foliage Colour Page

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Mid Green

Photo of foliage and flowers from
February 2015
 

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Form dis-plays Over-all Fol-iage Col-our

Spring
with link to supplier in the UK

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Wyevale Garden Centres

Photo of form from
 

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Summer with link to supplier in Europe

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Heather's Heide

Photo of form from
 

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Autumn with link to supplier in USA

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Heaths and Heathers

Photo of form from
 

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Winter
with link to supplier in Canada

Ericaoldenburgensisoldenburgforwingarnonswilliams

 

Photo of white flowers and foliage in form from
February 2015

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Depending on which heather species you choose with their 1 from the official 18 heather colours in the top menu, you can have flowers throughout the year, which is very useful for their pollination by bees.

Click on the 1 in the Colour Wheel below to link to those thumbnails in their Comparison Gallery -
with their index of those bee-pollinated plants in addition to heathers of that flower colour in that month -
to compare their blooms:-

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"RHS Plants for Pollinators
There are lots of ways to make your garden as perfect for pollinators as possible with the RHS
We have compiled two downloadable plant lists to help gardeners identify plants that will provide nectar and pollen for bees and many other types of pollinating insects:
 

How to attract and support pollinating insects

  • Aim to have plants that are attractive to pollinating insects in flower from early spring to late autumn.
  • Grow garden plants with flowers that attract pollinating insects.
  • Avoid plants with double or multi-petalled flowers. Such flowers may lack nectar and pollen, or insects may have difficulty in gaining access.
  • Never use pesticides on plants when they are in flower.
  • Where appropriate, British wildflowers can be an attractive addition to planting schemes and may help support a wider range of pollinating insects.
  • Observe the plants in your garden. If you know of plants with blooms that regularly attract insects, let us know.
  • Encourage bees by keeping honeybees yourself or allowing a beekeeper to place hives in your garden. Nest boxes containing cardboard tubes or hollow plant stems, or holes drilled in blocks of wood will provide nest sites for some species of solitary bees. Such nests are available from garden centres or you can make your own (holes/tubes should be in a mixture of sizes with a diameter of 2 - 8mm / (116 - 516 in))." from the RHS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some heathers besides having flowers have foliage colours that change from 1 season to the next season in the UK -

  • Spring (March, April, May),
  • Summer (June, July, August),
  • Autumn (September, October, November) and
  • Winter (December, January, February).


The Heather Comparison Gallery provides comparison pages of the:-

  • 18 flower colours with flower and flower stalk as shown in the menu table at the top of this page,
  • 18 flower colours with flower and flower stalk in each of the months that heather flowers,
  • 7 foliage colours with foliage stalk and form per season as shown in the menu table at the top of this page, and
  • Each of the Heather Cultivar Groups with flowers

and the Index for the heathers shown in each of these Comparison Pages is in 1 or more Index Pages in the relevant Heather Evergreen Shrub Index Gallery instead of being in the same Comparison page, due to their being too many to include within the available space.
THIS COMBINATION OF FOLIAGE COLOUR CHANGE CAN BE USED IN YOUR GARDEN DESIGN TO AID DIFFERENT GROUNDCOVER FOLIAGE COLOURS IN DIFFERENT SEASONS, together with the months of flower buds before flowering and the post months of seedheads.

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