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Q.what triggers the flowering of winter flowering heather?. is it lengthening nights or temp falling, or both?

Anonymous added on January 21, 2020 | Answered

What are the triggers for this winter flowering strategy? A plant science question I know, but i’m curious to know — do they flower because temperature drops to a certain temperature? I tend to think its probably shortening day length or longer nights. But does lower temperatures play a part?



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Answered on January 23, 2020

According to our article on heather winter blooming triggers, it is the right variety and proper care, especially full sun and well-drained soil with an acid pH. They bloom at different times depending on your location.


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