Calluna vulgaris ‘Allegro’
Mature Size: 18″ H x 24″ W, upright
Soil Type: Moist with good drainage
Light: Full to Part Sun
Bloom Time: July-Oct
Flower Color: Ruby
Features: Deer Resistant. Attracts Pollinators.
Allegro Heather is a beautiful, easy to grow heather. The evergreen foliage bronzes in winter and produces red buds summer thru fall. Cold hardy to -15?F with wind protection.
Calluna vulgaris, commonly called Scotch Heather or Summer Heather is an evergreen shrub that grows in a small mound. They can be pruned in the fall to keep their shape tidier.
Calluna Heather plants will grow and bloom best in full sun, but can also tolerate part shade. Full sun will produce much brighter winter foliage coloring. Good soil drainage is essential with heather to prevent root disease. It is also crucial that they are watered regularly in the summer until they are well established.