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Calluna vulgaris 'Firefly'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Calluna (kal-LOO-nuh) (Info)
Species: vulgaris (vul-GAIR-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Firefly

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
By simple layering
By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive esw On Nov 14, 2004, esw from Haydenville, MA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Foliage upright, pale yellow to red. Constantly changing its look. Attractive in and out of flower.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Taylorsville, Kentucky
Haydenville, Massachusetts
Anacortes, Washington
Buckley, Washington



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