HEBE 'Wiri Mist'

Commonly known as Shrubby veronica

White flowers in early summer. Effective in mass plantings
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Small, fresh-green, spear-shaped leaves to 2cm (¾in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    80cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • 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

HEBE 'Wiri Mist'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids,leaf spot, downy mildew, Phytophthora root rot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. New Zealand. Jack Hobbs, Auckland Regional Botanic Garden.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to alkaline soil
    Poor or moderately fertile, moist but well drained.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Hebe - Growing Guide

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