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HEBE pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'

Commonly known as Shrubby veronica

Denser more rounded habit than 'Pagei' with grey-green leaves
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  • Evergreen - 4-ranked, leathery leaves to 1.5cm (½in) long
  • White
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - 50-60cm (20-24in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - denser, more rounded habit than 'Pagei' .
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, downy mildew, Phytophthora root rot.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - dense, axillary spikes to 2.5cm (1in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - poor to moderately fertile
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Hebe - Growing Guide
30cm (12in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  50-60cm (20-24in)
 

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