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Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Knight’
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Calluna vulgaris Silver Knight

August – September.



<i>Calluna vulgaris</i> ‘Silver Knight’

Calluna

Heather

Callunas’ tiny scale-like leaves range from deep green to silver, gold and bronze, with some changing color after a frost. Flowering from mid-to-late summer in cool whites, pinks and purples, the small bell-shaped flowers are frozen in graceful repose on one-sided spikes. Heathers are marvelous fresh or dried.

Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Knight’ full sun  partial shade

Heralding handsome woolly gray foliage throughout the year, this knightly cultivar is yet another J. W. Sparkes introduction. Colder weather paints violet tinges on the leaves, while late summer finds upright branches studded with purple flowers near the tips. Plant ‘Silver Knight’ amid deep green companions such as Calluna vulgaris ‘Dark Beauty’ and Erica ‘Rackliff’ and a captivating contrast is yours to enjoy.

Size: 20" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Calluna vulgaris ‘Silver Knight’ (S-0180)
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