Heather 6-Pack

£14.99

From Rosebourne

Hardy
Outdoor

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Hardy
Outdoor

Why We Love It

Bring a rainbow of colour to the garden in late autumn with this six pack of heathers.

They'll flower until end of October, then you'll be able to enjoy the colourful foliage all through winter.

Plant in pots or in the garden.

How to Plant

Spacing is particularly important when planting Heather. The plants need to be far enough apart to allow good air circulation, but close enough that they can eventually join up to provide complete ground coverage. Five plants per square metre is about right. Heathers are pretty drought tolerant once they're established but they will need moist (but not waterlogged) soil to bed in.

Into the Ground

To plant your Heather you'll need a spade, fork and a watering can or hosepipe.

  1. Loosen the soil with your fork.

  1. Dig a hole twice as wide as the rootball for each plant.

  1. Remove the heather from its container and tease out the roots.

  1. Plant your heather deeply into the hole, with the lower foliage on the surface of the soil.

  1. Water well.

  1. Mulch around the base of the plants to conserve moisture and suppress weeds.

Into a Pot

The most important consideration for your potted Heather is the drainage. Raising your container on feet and a 3-5 cm layer of grit at the bottom of the pot will help water drain away.

  1. Almost fill your container with a potting mix, ideally ericaceous compost.

  1. Make a hole twice the size of your plant's rootball.

  1. Plant your heather deeply into the hole, with its lower foliage resting on the soil surface.

  1. Water well.

Product Details

Effort Level

Looks after itself

Location

Border or bed, Terrace or balcony

Flower Colour

Pink

Secondary Flower Colour

White

Current Height

5 - 10cm

Eventual Height

50 cm

Current Spread

6.5cm

Eventual Spread

50 cm

Botanic Name

Calluna vulgaris

Light Condition

Partial shade

Planting time

Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn

Lifecycle

Perennial

Code: SPRTL107510

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Estimated Standard Delivery £5.99
Delivered within 2-4 working days
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