There’s been some confusion about paying for heather. I hope the following description and screen shots help.
Once you’ve completed your information about shipping and billing, Click on the Paypal button.
You’ll go to the Paypal screen as shown below. You will have the option of using your Paypal account or using a credit or debit card. If you click on Pay with a debit or credit card, you will go to a new screen to enter your card information. You do not have to have a Paypal account to purchase heather.
I’ve been pulling plants for web orders this past weekend and noticed that not one person had ordered ‘Kerstin’, and I wondered why not. ‘Kerstin’ (Calluna vulgaris) has beautiful upright, gray-green foliage. and grows to a height of about 12 inches. She is the only gray-foliaged heather that we’ve found, that can handle the humidity here in the mid-Atlantic . I’ve tried other gray foliaged heathers (‘Silver Queen’, ‘Silver Knight’) and they only survive a year or two. She may not have as many flowers in late July as some other heathers, but she makes up for it by her having lovely peach colored tips when the new growth of foliage emerges in the spring. I don’t know of any other gray foliage heather that does that. She’s a heather you may want to consider adding to your collection.
Paul and I are glad to put winter behind us. We lost many of our plants due to the extreme cold and lack of snow cover. Yes – while most of the mid-Atlantic was deluged with snow, here in Oxford we only had snow a few times. Nice for us , but not so nice for the plants. Because of the losses we had to cancel our spring plants sales at AHS, Ladew, Landis Valley and Green Spring.
But spring is here and we do have plants for sale. Check out our website offerings. There’s a nice selection of both heaths and heathers. We also welcome visitors to our nursery. Just call first to make sure we’re available as we area ‘Mom & Pop’ operation.
We’re happy to say that our heath surprised us. None of the plants were in bloom during February or March, but quite a few are are blooming now.
Check back with us soon…we are just getting started!