Pale mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–IX; yellow/gold foliage in summer turning orange in winter; slow-growing into a dense mound; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm. Found on the island of Skye and named after a malt whisky.


Flowers single, rose pink; VIII-IX; foliage light grey; habit narrow erect; heaght 65 cm; spread 30 cm. A free-flowering seedling found under Calluna vulgarisAnthony Davis‘ in 1986. Ref: Ericultura 92: 10 (1994)


Flowers pale lavender (H3), single; VII(late)-VIII; foliage yellow-green tinted with bronze in summer, with brick-coloured young shoots in spring and early summer; habit bushy, upright, broad; height 30cm; spread 45cm across (pruned) after 4 years. Selected from mixed seedlings, raised from open-pollinated plants. Tegel is Swedish for brick and this alludes to the colour of the springtime foliage.
Published; URL www.heatherworld.org/new-heathers (posted 24 October 2015).

® C.2015.09 registered on 21 October 2015 by Sten-Börje Sörensson, Almvägen 7, 475 51 Hönö, Sweden.


White flowers, VIII–IX, in long, slender spikes; bright green foliage; height 26–30cm; spread 46–60cm.


Lilac-pink (H11) flowers, VII–IX; dark green foliage; semi-prostrate; height 16–20cm; spread 21–25cm. One of the earliest lings to bloom.

Named from tenuis = slender, thin.


‘Terrick’s Orange’

Lavender (H3) flowers, VII–X; orange-green foliage the year; height 21–25cm; spread 46–60cm. Similar to ‘Inshriach Bronze’.

Found by M. Ramsey (Threave Gardens, Dumfriesshire, Scotland); introduced by Inshriach Nursery (Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland) by 1970.

Named after the nursery, and the foliage colour.

‘Tessa’ {Gardengirls®}

♤ Bud-flowerer, cerise (H6); IX-XII; foliage yellow turning dark green; hieght 25cm; spread 30cm after 3 years.

Sport on ‘Theresa‘, found by Kay Müssig (Engelbergweg, Miltenberg, Germany) in October 2006.

® C.2009:04 registered on 11 March 2009 by Kurt Kramer, Edewecht, Germany.

‘The Pygmy’

Mauve (H2) flowers, VIII–IX, very sparse; dark green foliage; forms a carpet; height less than 10cm; spread 16–20cm. This will survive a reasonable amount of trampling.

Wild-collected; found among Erica ciliaris at Arne, Wareham, Dorset, England, by D. F. Maxwell (Corfe Mullen, Dorset); introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset) by 1938.

Name alludes to its dwarf habit.

‘Theresa’ {Gardengirls®}

♤ Pink buds, VIII–XII, abundant; foliage golden deepening in winter; habit broad spreading; height 31–45cm; spread 31–45cm. A sport from ‘Sandy‘ found in the nursery of Paul Wolf (Seligenstadt, Germany) in September 1999. Named after the finder’s grand-daughter. Registered on 8 July 2002 by Kurt Kramer.


❁ Heliotrope (H12) flowers, VII–X; dark green foliage; rather open spreading habit; height 26–30cm; spread 31–45cm. One of the earliest double-flowered lings to bloom.

Wild-collected; found in the Pentland Hills, Scotland, by Miss Isobel Young (Currie, Edinburgh, Scotland) in 1934; introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset, England) in 1938.

Named after a nickname of Miss Isobel Young, who found the plant.

‘Tijdens Copper’

Lavender (H3) flowers, VIII–X; bright bronze-red foliage in winter and spring, and light coppery orange in summer; height 26–30cm; spread 26–30cm. This plant is of Dutch origin, formerly called ‘Cuprea Select‘.


Purplish red flowers, VII–IX, in numerous short spikes; yellowish green foliage; erect, compact; height 16–20cm; spread 31–45cm. Named after a grandchild of the finder

‘Tom Thumb’

Heliotrope (H12) flowers, VIII–IX; foliage green; moss-like, with minute leaves and stems, erect, slow-growing; height 10–15cm; spread 10–15cm.

Introduced by Maxwell & Beale (Broadstone, Dorset, England) in 1936.

Named after the fictional character, a tiny hero; alluding to the cultivar’s size.

‘Tom’s Fancy’

White flowers; VIII-IX; foliage sage-green; habit compact; height 30cm; spread 45cm.

Perhaps from R. J. Brien (Pitcairngreen Heather Farm, Perthshire, Scotland); supplied to Royal Horticultural Society’s Garden, Wisley, by Barncroft Nurseries in 1989


‘Tomentosa Alba’

White flowers, VIII–IX; hairy, grey-green foliage; open erect habit; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

Named from tomentosus = covered with short hairs; albus = white.


Lavender (H3) flowers, VIII–IX, free-flowering; hairy, grey-green foliage; erect; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.


Lavender (H3) flowers, VIII–IX; dark green foliage with young shoots tipped cream, pink, red, orange and copper in spring; bushy; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

Wild-collected; found on North Uist, Scotland, by Miss M. Laird (Ledbury, Herefordshire, England); introduced by Jack Drake (Inshriach Nursery, Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland) by 1969.

Named after the house belonging to the sister of the finder.


White flowers, VIII–IX, on long, slender curving stems; bright mid-green foliage; loose bushy habit; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm.

Named from torulosus = with bulges or contractions at intervals.


Mauve (H2) flowers, IX–X; mid-green foliage; vigorous, upright; height 31–45cm; spread 46–60cm.

Seedling; found in Geoffrey Pilkington’s garden, Tremans (Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England) about 1950. Seen by Will Ingwersen, and once thought to have been the true Ingwersen clone ‘Elegantissima‘.

Named after Geoffrey Pilkington’s house, where it was found.


Lavender (H3) flowers, VIII–IX; chocolate-brown foliage in winter, dark green with pink-cream shoot tips in spring, green the rest of the year; height 21–25cm; spread 31–45cm.


Mauve (H2) flowers; IX; foliage dark green, tipped with pink and red in spring and summer; habit compact; height 10cm; spread 25cm. Collected on Trink Hill, Cornwall, England by Richard (Dick) Ide. Formerly called  Calluna vulgaris ‘Maiden’s Blush’.


Flowers mauve (H2), single; VIII-X; foliage yellow-green in summer; individual leaves minute; habit erect; height 25cm; spread 35cm after 4 years (pruned). Seedling raised in 2011 by Sten-Börje Sörensson. Named by Ann-Marie and Sonny Magnusson after their dog.
Published in Heather news quarterly 37 (4: Fall 2014): 11 (name only);  URL www.heatherworld.org/new-heathers (posted 24 October 2015).

® C.2015.11 registered on 28 September 2015 by Sten-Börje Sörensson, Almvägen 7, 475 51 Hönö,, Sweden.