Hebe Pearl of Paradise
Bright evergreen foliage is the perfect foil for clouds of delicate opal-like flowers from early spring attracting 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: Early spring to early summer.
Height / Spread: 70cm x 60cm (28in x 24in)
Avoid planting in heavy shade if possible, as the plant will become leggy and not flower to its full potential.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: To keep this looking neat and tidy, simply trim lightly after flowering.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: A compact and neat shrub, suitable for the front of the border or containers. It is extremely floriferous and will re-flower if pruned. Attractive to bees and butterflies.
History: Introduced by a large Dutch breeder and grower, who also bred Bronze Baby.
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