Calluna vulgaris 'Robert Chapman'
Common name: 
Robert Chapman Scotch Heather
Pronunciation: 
ka-LU-na vul-GA-ris
Family: 
Ericaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen ground cover, 8-18 inches (20-45 cm) high, greenish-yellow in summer, changing to orange-red and reddish in winter.  Rose-purple flowers in slender 20-25 cm long clusters in late summer.
  • Sun.  Does well in low nutrient soils.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4   Developed from ‘Gloucester Boy’ and named after the eldest child of the actor, Charlie Chapman.    Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, 1993.
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  • plant habit, winter

    plant habit, winter

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    winter branches

  • winter branches

    winter branches

  • plant habit, summer, flowering

    plant habit, summer, flowering

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