Hebe Dark Angel
A wonderful variety with rich burgundy evergreen foliage and clouds of lilac flowers in late spring and early summer, attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Purple
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 long periods of frost
Main Attribute: All year round.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 60cm (24in x 24in)
If there are any damaged, crossed or diseased shoots, always remove in spring, and cut back to a bud.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Trim to the desired shape after flowering removing any dead flowers heads in the process.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Provides an excellent display at the front of a border, as it offers colour all year with burgundy foliage and an abundance of flowers.
History: Hebe Dark Angel was a chance seedling discovered at the Bransford site, and following four years of trials and tests, it was introduced in 2006.