- a European heath, Erica cinerea, having prostrate branches with terminal clusters of red flowers.
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Examples from the Web for bell heather
The day Rachael and I came there was a clump of bell-heather just on that point of rock.The Judge
Here and there are large patches of bell-heather and ling, which still retain, though now faded, their last year's bloom.The Norwegian Fjords
A. Heaton Cooper
Bell-heather and rose-heather and white heather mingled their hues, at a little distance, in a rippling sea of purple.From Gretna Green to Land's End
Katharine Lee Bates
And where had she pulled those splendid bunches of bell-heather?
Helen always makes me think of grass of Parnassus and bell-heather, she is so solitary and delicate and strong.'Franklin Kane
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
- an ericaceous shrub, Erica cinereaSee heath (def. 2)