Hebe Wild Romance
Part of the Hebe Magicolors range.
The mysterious dark red foliage in autumn and winter, turns to a beautiful lighter red as the weather becomes warmer in spring.
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 & Magic Summer.