An outstanding early blooming variety with wine-red or pink flowers in spring, contrasting against its blue-green foliage. Extremely hardy and blooms as soon as the snow has melted. Heather holds its flowers for a long period in spring, up to a month! The best way to describe Flowering Heather, it is a bright light in the garden! The flowers are bright, eye catching, brilliant, the main focal point of any garden. Best planted forward in the garden, best in mass plantings, along borders, walkways, edging of a flower bed. Extremly hardy with superior garden performance. Heather also is a nice companion planted with other plants in mixed containers on your patio!