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- n. A common European heath / heather of genus Calluna
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus having only one species.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, natural order Ericaccœ, nearly allied to Erica, from which it is distinguished chiefly by the structure of its capsule and the small number of its seeds.
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- n. one species
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I am going to have a look in the garden centre tommorrow and see if there are any calluna sunsets.
The calluna would grow for you, we are nearly too warm for it here, but it does prefer acid, poor soil, not deeply enriched stuff.
I just checked on the calluna again today, the very tips are turning pink but the rest of the stems are green.
Erica darleyensis ‘Mediterranean White’ behind and an unknown calluna vulgaris to the right.
I have cards from aintesduck, wanderlustlover, calluna, vandonovan, chlorrel and thebratqueen. davegodfrey bought me a hot water bottle which I am using like the Dickens.
On the deck side of these beds is a group of heathers, both calluna and erica with some magic carpet spireas.
Grape hyacinth, muscari armiacum, blooming with calluna vulgaris ‘Firefly’ and erica darleyensis ‘Mediterranean Pink’.
Early spring 2007 shows nice red calluna joined by lavender ‘Hidcote’, lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’, cuttings.
In mid spring the grape hyacinths , muscari armeniacum, are blooming, the sedum spurium ‘Red Carpet’ is red and the calluna is changing from red to yellow.
They were replaced with calluna vulgaris ‘Sunrise’.