Calluna vulgaris 'Winter Chocolate'

Heather


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Light lavender flowers by mid-summer
  • Foliage has hues of chocolate, chartreuse and gold
  • New growth is salmon and red and mature to green and orange in summer
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Evergreen
Evergreen
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Heather prefers full-part-sun, well drained soil and protection from winter wind.  Once established, plants are drought tolerant.


Height: 12-18 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Lavender
Zone: 5-9
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Great Foliage
  • Rock Garden
  • Evergreen
  • Ground Cover
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Groundhog Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Multi-Color

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained