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Calluna vulgaris ‘October White’
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Calluna vulgaris October White

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 ‘October White’ full sun  partial shade

Offering a clean and classic look in the garden, this Calluna’s frosty white spires make prized additions to floral arrangements, either fresh or dried. Later to flower than most Heathers, the elegant fall blooms are showcased against handsome deep green foliage on upright branches. For varied forms, its pert stance can be coupled with Acaena saccaticupula’s low-lying, silvery blue leaves.

Blooms September–October.

Size: 16" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Calluna vulgaris ‘October White’ (S-0576)
Each $8.25
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AVAILABLE SPRING 2018



       


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