Hebe Purple Pixie
Beautiful purple flowers mass above the wonderful rounded habit, blooming from late spring until the first frosts, attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
Month Available: March
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
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: Flowering late spring until early autumn.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 60cm (16in x 16in)
Hebes are generally hardy, if you are concerned in 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: Trim lightly in spring to remove the old flower heads and maintain a rounded shape.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: This free flowering strong Hebe produces a wonderful display at the front of the border and shows colour all year round.
History: Hebe Purple Pixie was selected by John Tooby, the founder of Bransford Nurseries, from a garden seedling, and was introduced to the market in 1998. It was made famous by its bright purple pots.
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