Hebe Magic Summer
Part of the Hebe Magicolors range.
Sensationally coloured foliage tips through spring and early summer, followed by gorgeous purple flowers in June, attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Winter foliage colour
Height / Spread: 60cm x 80cm (2ft x 2ft 6in)
Hebes are generally hardy, if you are concerned in bad winters you could mulch around the base of the stems to protect them.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Trim to rounded clump in spring.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Eye catching and attractive all year colour, a summer highlight provided by a great show of flower.
History: Part of the Magicolors series including Burning Heart, Frozen Flame, Heartbreaker & Wild Romance.