These small quart pots of heathers were seen at a local garden center in mid-October. You may find them in the spring or in the fall. Both are excellent times for planting. ANDREW MESSINGER
Hudsonia tomentosa can be found in and along the ocean dunes and along the bay dunes as well. Not very ornamental, but they do grow in pure sand and are totally salt resistant.
Hudsonia growing in pure sand at a fully exposed beach location. FUNGUS GUY/ WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, CC BY-SA 3.0
Calluna vulgaris "Jana" in an ornamental planting. They don’t fill in quickly so plan to plant on 1-foot centers. KRZYSZTOF ZIARNEK, KENRAIZ/ WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, CC BY-SA 4.0
Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz,/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, CC BY-SA 4.0
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