Hebe Ruby Port
Part of the Hebe Red Wine Collection.
The gorgeous purple red foliage offers sensational garden colour throughout the colder months, turning greener in mild weather with delightful warm yellow stems. The perfect foil to the white tinted lilac flowers of summer, attractive to bees.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: All year round.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 60cm (24in x 24in)
To maintain a wonderful shape to this variety, simply trim lightly below the flowers after flowering.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Trim lightly after flowering.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Eye catching and attractive all year colour, a summer highlight provided by a great show of flower.
History: Bred in house at Bransford Webbs by Karl O'Neill, Propagation Manager, and is part of the Red Wine Hebe Collection.