Perhaps the slowest and smallest Calluna making a very tight clump of dark green; height 16–20cm; spread 16–20cm. It has never produced flowers!

A sport on ‘Findling‘ which is another cushion-like ling,  found on G. van Hoef s nursery, Barneveld, Holland by his daughter Ria in 1988.

Bonsai is a Japanese term used for artificially dwarfed trees; an allusion to the dwarf habit.