Hebe Marilyn Monroe
The simple evergreen foliage has a magnificent deep purple colour to the young tips, complemented by deep purple flowers attractive to bees and butterflies.
Month Available: March
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: Flowering mid summer to early autumn.
Height / Spread: 90cm x 90cm (3ft x 3ft)
This is a perfect shrub for adding structure to the garden border and planting with mixed herbaceous perennials.
Where to Plant: 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: Evergreen foliage, good structure for the garden, attractive flowers.
History: Bred for its wonderful foliage and flower colour.