Calluna vulgaris 'Winter Chocolate'

Winter Chocolate Heather

Evergreen Groundcover, Shrub

Compact, finely-textured evergreen with pleasing seasonal flow. 

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average, Low


Size: 8 - 18 tall x 12 - 18 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Fall Color, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Chartreuse / Lime, Coral / Salmon, Green
Fall Color: Orange, Red Orange

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac
Bloom Season: Aug, Fall, Sep

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Massed, Mixed Border, Rock Garden, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Once-a-Year Maintenance

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: front of border, continuity creator

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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