Hebe 'Red Edge'

shrubby veronica

2 litre pot
pot size guide
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Fleshy grey-green leaves primly edged in red - particularly splendid in winter light - and lilac-mauve flowers aplenty in summer

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: poor or moderately fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June and July
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (may need winter protection)

    Lilac-blue summer flowers appear on short spikes, fading to white, among grey-green leaves with narrow red margins and veining when young. This small, spreading, evergreen shrub makes an attractive low, informal hedge or edging plant for a mixed border. In an urban or coastal site, it needs protection from cold, drying winds.

  • Garden care: Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late spring.


Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

brook thistle

Deep crimson thistle-like flowers

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Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas f.rosea 'Kew Red'

French lavender

Bright cerise, butterly-like flowers in early summer

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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

smoke bush

Magnificent smoke-like plumes

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