Hebe Fire and Ice
A beautiful compact shrub with purple and cream foliage in summer and autumn, and pink tints in colder weather. Pretty lilac flowers in spring attract bees to your garden. It requires protection from severe frosts.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: All year round.
Height / Spread: 60cm x 60cm (24in x 24in)
To maintain a wonderful shape to this variety, simply trim lightly below the flowers after flowering.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Tortrix Moth, Downy Mildew, Leaf Spot.
Plant Care: Trim lightly after flowering.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Eye catching and attractive all year colour, a summer highlight provided by a great show of flower.
History: Bred in house, this is a sport of a Bransford Webbs introduction, Burgundy Blush. Fire and Ice was found here on the nursery and established as a new variety in 2020.