Broom heather, summer heather, heather, Calluna vulgaris, ATHENE, 10 pieces
The enchanting heather 'Athene' is one of the bright Gardengirls ® that bring fresh color to autumn and winter. When most of the plants have long since stopped flowering, the common heather is just getting started. Now it is showing itself from its most beautiful side and inspires with its deep red bud blossoms, which also defy the first frosts. With its winter hardiness and easy-care nature, it has the best prerequisites for a long life in the garden and is very popular. Its flowering period is from September to December.
The intensive coloring and the long flowering period of the common heather Gardengirls ® 'Athene' can be mixed well in the garden, but also on the balcony with other plants. It even cuts a fine figure on the window sill and brings some color to the increasingly gray and darkening days. The long-blooming plant can also be used for cutting flowers and conjuring up beautiful decorations. Autumn jewels for table decorations or colorful bouquets and wreaths for front doors can be a special highlight. Botanically, the beautiful deciduous tree bears the name Calluna vulgaris Gardengirls ® 'Athene'.
With its tightly upright habit, this variety reaches a height of 20 to 30 centimeters and a width of between 30 and 40 centimeters. The common heather 'Athene' also grows in partial shade, but the more sun it gets, the brighter the colors become. The plant is also quite undemanding when it comes to soil and grows in any garden soil. However, if you want to enjoy the plant in the garden for many years, you should plant the plants in slightly acidic soil. It is also important to cut back the inflorescences in spring, then the beautiful heather plant will continue to produce impressive flowers in the following years.
- bud bloomers in deep red, hardy,
- long flowering period
- Maximum growth height: 20-30 cm
- Growth width: 30 - 40 cm
- Offered seedling - in the photo
- Soil: humic, well-drained garden soil, slightly acidic to acidic, fresh to moist
- Flowers: pink buds
- Flowering period: from September to December
- Leaves: needle-shaped to scale-shaped, evergreen, mid-green
- Location: sun to semi-shade
- Height of the offered seedling: approx. 20 cm
- licensed variety
- Plants are very well protected during transportation, sent in pots.