Hebe 'Red Edge'

Hebe 'Red Edge'

1.5 litre pot £11.99
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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun or partial shade<li><b>Soil:</b> poor or moderately fertile, moist, well-drained neutral to slightly alkaline soil<li><b>Rate of growth: </b> average<li><b>Flowering period: </b> June and July<li><b>Hardiness:</b> frost hardy (may need winter protection)<br><br>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.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late spring.</li></ul>

  • 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.

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