Hebe Purple Shamrock
Lovely blue flowers, attract bees and butterflies throughout summer, followed by sensational deep purple winter foliage turning to shades of pink as the weather becomes colder.
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, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: All year round.
Height / Spread: 45cm x 45cm (18in x 18in)
Plant this away from strong winds to encourage the plant to establish better.
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: Medium - summer
Benefits: Small and compact shrub for a rockery, pot or front of the border. Eye catching colour especially in winter.
History: A sport of the popular Hebe Mrs Winder, it was discovered at Irish Garden Plants, Northern Ireland.