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calluna

(kəˈluːnə)
n
(Plants) a low-growing evergreen Eurasian ericaceous shrub, Calluna vulgaris
[c19: from New Latin, from Greek kallunein to make beautiful, from kallos beauty]
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dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Calluna vulgaris, heather, Scots heather, ling, broom - common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
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For the summer-flowering callunas and daboecias, prune lightly in February or March.
Many of the Callunas (Ling) change to deeper colours through the colder winter months, creating a tapestry of russet, orange, red and gold along with smoky greens.
uk, 0844 557 2244) LOOK AT HEATHER Whilst Erica carnea and Erica x darleyensis are winter blooming heathers, don't ignore Callunas as they produce the best foliage.
WHILE Erica carnea and Erica x darleyensis are winter blooming heathers, don't ignore the summer-flowering Scotch heathers or Callunas as they produce the best foliage in shades of orange and brick red.