Heather Gardens

Holehird national collection of Daboecia Image © Brenda Leese
Holehird

Cape Erica

Erica verticillata 'Doctor Violet Gray' Image © Phil Joyner
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Cape Erica

Erica fascicularis
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Cape Erica

Erica gracilis ‘Frida K’ {Heidi’s®} Image © Helmut Hiedl
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Despite repeated appeals via email and newsletter over the previous 3 years, no new people came forward to serve on The Heather Society (THS) committee. The workload on the existing committee became such that it was agreed that THS should close. A new society as a donations-based, not-for-profit organisation, was being planned. However, with the […]

Heather Cultivars

Cultivars listings of the 4 heather genera

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Heather Information

General information about growing heathers, publications, etc.

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Heather Society

An organisation of enthusiasts to promote heather growing

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Contacts for website and Heather Society

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Welcome to Heather World

Heather World extends a very warm welcome to everyone entering the world of heathers, especially to newcomers who have recently developed an interest in these attractive shrubs. Every aspect of heathers, from the wild heathers of European heaths and moorlands to the rare and unusual splendours of South African or “Cape” heaths. Cultivation, including choosing, growing and propagating heathers, to scientific studies and nomenclature.

The website is also home to the Heather Society, a group of heather enthusiasts dedicated to enhancing the interest in heathers to the world. The society produces newsletters, supports heather growing collections and related scintific interest groups.

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