Heather of the month October 2016 - Calluna vulgaris ‘Angie’{Gardengirls®}

One of the many bud-flowering Calluna vulgaris found in garden centres at this time of the year. Since they never actually flower, the buds stay on the plant for several months. Bud-flowering Calluna make a welcome colourful addition to the garden at this time of the year.

Corolla and calyx dark red; buds medium-sized; flowering from September to December; foliage dark green; habit upright, after 5 years 60cm tall, 50cm across.

Sport on 'Moulin Rouge', found by Johannes van Leuven un September 2003.

Named after the German Chancellor (Bundeskanzlerin), Angela Merkel.

® C.2005:04 registered by Johannes van  Leuven, Geldern-Lüllingen, Germany.


Heather Description

Habit: Upright

The Leaves: Dark green

The Flower: Red

Flowering Period: September - December