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botanical name:
Calluna vulgaris 'Red Pimpernel'
Calluna vulgaris 'Red Pimpernel' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Heather, Ling
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
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: 3 to 8
description:
Deep reddish-pink flowers, freely produced in late summer and autumn. Dark green foliage.

cultivation:
Well drained acid soil in an open position.

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

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