Two wonderful new Hebe, from The Bransford Webbs Plant Company, will be arriving in your garden centres over the next few weeks.
Hebe ‘Starlight’, available in garden centres now, is a fantastic new introduction, bred by Seiont Nurseries, and jointly launched by Bransford Webbs for 2019. This Hebe has attractive cream and green foliage all year round, with dazzling white flowers appearing in summer, attracting bees to your garden. Ideal for pots or the border, this Hebe prefers full sun or partial shade, in well-drained soil. Growing to a height and spread of approx. 1m x 1m, it requires very little maintenance, just a light prune following flowering. Available at all good garden centres, 2L RRP £9.99.
Hot on the heels of this wonderful variety, comes Hebe ‘Mint Chocolate’ from the expert breeders Tully Nurseries and exclusive to Bransford Webbs in the UK. This will be available from the Tillington Garden Centre Group (www.tillington.co.uk) from early March, RRP £9.99. The sumptuous dark foliage is the perfect backdrop for the bright purple flowers in summer. Foliage offers year-round interest to the garden, whilst the flowers will attract bees to your garden. Ideal for pots or border, Hebe ‘Mint Chocolate’ will grow to approx. 75cm x 75cm. Preferring a sunny spot, with well-drained soil, it requires little maintenance, just a simple trim after flowering.