Growing guide

How to grow Calluna

Calluna grow well on free-draining acidic soil, in a sunny position. They look great planted with other matt forming heathers such as erica species, and dwarf bulbs. They can be grown in containers using ericaceous (acidic) compost, and will suit whatever size garden or space you have available.

Quick facts

  • Easy to grow in well-drained acidic (ericaceous) soil 
  • Flowers best in a sunny position
  • Bees love the flowers
  • Evergreen ground cover with a selection of foliage colours for added interest
  • Long flowering period
  • Plant in spring or autumn
  • Great for containers

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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