Beautiful white to pale lilac flowers smother the simple green foliage from late spring, attracting bees to your garden. A wonderful compact habit, foliage remains all year.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from long periods of frost
Main Attribute: Late spring to early summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 30cm x 30cm (12in x 12in)
Hebes are generally hardy, if you are concerned in very bad winters you could mulch around the base of the main stems to protect them.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Prune lightly following flowers to maintain shape.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Benefits: A compact shrub which is easy to grow and always looks good. The younger leaves are reddish in colour making them an added highlight.
History: Hebe are commonly known as Shrubby Veronica and can be evergreen or deciduous.