Hebe Blue Star
The striking silver grey foliage forms a superb compact mound, with masses of complementary dazzling white flowers throughout summer, attracting bees and butterflies.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
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)
If your Hebe becomes overgrown and too big for the spot, cut it back over several months rather than all in one go, this results in a healthier plant.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Simply trim annually to maintain shape.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Eye catching and attractive all year colour, great for a dry spot, front or middle of the border, a summer highlight provided by a great show of flower.
History: Selected from a breeding programme run by a small specialist Hebe grower in Holland. Blue Star has grown in popularity as its pot and garden performance prove its worth.