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HEBE albicans

Commonly known as Shrubby veronica

Dense rounded shrub with glaucous leaves and spikes of white flowers
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  • Evergreen - grey-green leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • White
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - compact, mound-forming, spreading shrub.
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, Phytophthora root rot, downy mildew.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand (South Island)
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - short, terminal racemes 3-6cm (1¼-2½in) long
  • Tubular
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - 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 - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - prefers moderately fertile soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Hebe - Growing Guide
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Dense blue-grey leaves margined red in winter. Lilac-white flowers
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