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Other common names
heather 'Sir John Charrington'
Calluna are low-growing or dwarf evergreen shrubs with stems clothed in tiny overlapping leaves, and terminal, spike-like racemes of small, 4-petalled flowers with coloured calyces
Ericaceae / Ericaceae
'Sir John Charrington' is a spreading evergreen shrub, compact in habit, with foliage yellow and orange in summer, becoming reddish in winter. Flowers mauve-pink in short racemes
Habit Mat forming
Aspect North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Grow in well-drained acidic soil
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Low Maintenance
Pruning group 10
Generally pest free
May be affected by Phytophthora root diseases
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