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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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The project also hosts monthly music nights at Nottingham cocktail bar Calluna, as well as twice-monthly music nights at Duffy's Bar in Leicester.
Grant Reid, owner of Calluna Ethical Living, is taking part in the survey.
We checked out the ethical produce at Calluna before stopping for coffee at Sable & Flea.
Redvein enkianthus, an ornamental shrub, is part of the heather family, which also includes erica, calluna and rhododendron.
davidii 2 REDVEIN ENKIANTHUS THIS ornamental deciduous shrub, from the eastern Himalayas to Indochina, China and Japan, is part of the heather family, which also includes erica, calluna and rhododendron.
Viburnum Among the smaller types is the Viburnum davidii, an evergreen which grows up to 1.5m height and spread, producing dull white flowers in May followed by metallic-looking Himalayas to Indochina, China and Japan, is part of the heather family, which also includes erica, calluna and rhododendron.
Renfrewshire Local History Forum tomorrow welcomes Dr Heather James, of Calluna Archaeology, to present a power point and talk detailing the work recently carried out at the community excavation at All Hallows Church, Inchinnan.
And for longlasting effects, choose bud heathers or Calluna vulgaris varieties that have good leaf colour.
David Jeffrey, owner of Calluna Vineyards on Chalk Hill, said in an email that between the fires and the heat wave during Labor Day Weekend, 2017 could be known "as the vintage from hell."
Hen harrier Calluna's satellite tag stopped working in suspicious circumstances at Mar Lodge Estate on August 12.