Robust, durable evergreens, heaths and heathers provide outstanding flower and foliage colors, with cultivars delivering flowers in every season. These cold-hardy, spreading shrubs are deer, drought, and salt tolerant and thrive in temperate gardens. Easy (but slow) to multiply, here’s how to propagate heather plants.
Heather is famous as a hardy, low-maintenance plant that offers up vibrant color even during the dreary winter months. But there are also species that bloom in the spring and summer, as well as some that create year-round interest with colorful foliage. If you need something trouble-free but showy, check out heather.