A wonderful all year round garden plant, with both spring and autumn foliage showing reddish purple hues, and masses of fantastic purple flowers in mid summer, 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: All year round.
Height / Spread: 1m x 1m (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in)
If there are any damaged, crossed or diseased shoots, always remove this 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: Simply prune annually to maintain the shape.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Year round interest, flower colour, attractive to wildlife.
History: This is thought to be a seedling from Mrs Winder, and is one of the best Hebes for winter and spring foliage colour.
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