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HEBE 'Carl Teschner'

Commonly known as Shrubby veronica

('Youngii') - compact habit and violet flowers with a white throat. Makes good ground cover
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Available autumn 2020 -
individually £14.00 each, 3+ £11.00 each

  • Evergreen - elliptic to broadly obovate, dark green leaves to 7mm (¼in) long, sometimes red-margined
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - violet with white throat
  • Height - 20cm (8in)
  • Spread - to 60cm (24in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - mat forming, red stemmed shrub.
  • 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 - 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 - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - axillary racemes to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - - poor or moderately fertile
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Hebe - Growing Guide
20cm (8in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  to 60cm (24in)
 

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