Winter Blooming Heathers

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  1. Jewell

    Jewell Incorrigible Gardener Plants Contributor

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    We continue to have warm, drier than usual weather. The heather blooming in the snow is always a cheery little sight, but we haven't seen any snow near the Sound. The pinks are always the first to show colors but the whites will following soon. Heathers always provide little bit of winter color in the garden.


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    Heather garden ( photo / image / picture from Jewell's Garden )


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    Heathers beginning to bloom ( photo / image / picture from Jewell's Garden )
     
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  3. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Wow, those are beautiful! It's so drab here right now that your colors are most appreciated Jewell. They must look stunning blooming thru the snow!
     
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    I love to have that growing in my back yard. Really pretty.
     
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    Sure is nice to see some colors. Very pretty!
     



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  6. Jewell

    Jewell Incorrigible Gardener Plants Contributor

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    I do love the heathers and my front yard has one variety or another blooming through most of the year. From years past here is a photo of heather blooming in the snow. Makes winter feel like spring even on the darkest days.

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    Winter flowers ( photo / image / picture from Jewell's Garden )
     
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    Truly, truly breathtaking...there isn't any more to say.....
     
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    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    Very pretty and what a joy to see color in someones yard because my flowers are all brown and some cut back.
     
  9. Petronius

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    @Jewell, Your heather is a gorgeous delight to view.
     
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    My winter heathers still going strong.

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    @Gail-Steman, I like how there is some white and purple together in the same heather.
     
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    Well there's supposed to be lilac besides but it's like the white and purple have mainly took over.
     
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    @Gail-Steman, Lavender is a shade of purple.
     
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    That's why then :p
     

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