Flower of the Day: 07.09.2016 Calluna, a sort of heather

Calluna

Calluna, as far as I know, is an inferior type of heather and when it arrives in our shops in Switzerland, you know that Autumn is arriving and Winter just around the corner. It begins to show its flowers now and continues into Winter, being the only plant in Winter still showing some flowers, although even then its time is limited. Today was the first time I have seen it in our local supermarket.

Heather is slightly larger and more durable. I have bought them now and again and planted them in the garden. They stay but are no longer what they were when fresh.

Flower of the Day: 07.09.2016 Calluna, a sort of heather