‘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



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.


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.


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 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)

‘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.


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.


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.