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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
description:
Richly coloured foliage of gold with orange tints, particularly vivid in winter. Mauve flowers in late summer.



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

propagation:
Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layering in spring.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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