A good garden plant, with beautiful mauve blue flowers from mid spring, attracting bees and butterflies, above evergreen foliage.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Blue
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
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Flowering mid summer to early autumn.
Height / Spread: 30cm x 45cm (12in x 18in)
This is a perfect shrub for adding structure to the garden border and planting with mixed herbaceous perennials.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Prune lightly in spring if needed to keep a lovely shape.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: This free flowering strong Hebe produces a wonderful display at the front of a border and shows colour all year round.
History: This was raised at a nursery in North Yorkshire and named after one of its owners, Margret Potter. It is commonly wrongly called Margaret.