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botanical name:
Calluna vulgaris 'Orange Queen'
Calluna vulgaris 'Orange Queen' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Heather, Ling
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.35m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: golden
flower colour: mauve
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Richly coloured foliage of gold with orange tints, particularly vivid in winter. Mauve flowers in late summer.

Well drained acid soil in an open position.
Trim foliage in spring to tidy.

Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layering in spring.

other notes:
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