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HEBE

Commonly known as Shrubby veronica

All Flower JUN-OCT

Genus of about 100 species of evergreen shrubs from a wide variety of habitats ranging from rocky sites and cliffs to scrub and grassland.

They are found from coastal areas to mountain regions, mainly in New Zealand, but also in S. E. Australia, New Guinea and South America.

Can be used as hedging and ground cover in milder, coastal areas and are good container subjects. The "whipcord" types are ideal for rock gardens.

Butterflies are attracted to the tubular flowers in shades of white to pink, blue, purple or red.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, downy mildew, Phytophthora root rot.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, southeastern Australia, New Guinea, South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - poor to moderately fertile.
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Hebe - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of HEBE

HEBE albicans   AWARD

HEBE albicans  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Dense rounded shrub with glaucous leaves and spikes of white flowers
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

HEBE albicans 'Red Edge'  AWARD

HEBE albicans 'Red Edge'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Dense blue-grey leaves margined red in winter. Lilac-white flowers
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

HEBE 'Caledonia'   AWARD

HEBE 'Caledonia'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Red tinted young leaves and spikes of violet flowers
£13.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

HEBE 'Carl Teschner'   AWARD

HEBE 'Carl Teschner'  >


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

HEBE x franciscana 'Variegata'  AWARD

HEBE x franciscana 'Variegata'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
('Silver Queen') - a spreading bushy shrub ideal for window boxes. Leaves edged creamy-white and violet flower spikes
£13.50 each
Large £22.50 

HEBE ochracea 'James Stirling'  AWARD

HEBE ochracea 'James Stirling'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Stout branches and bright yellowish-gold foliage. White flowers
£13.00 each

HEBE pinguifolia 'Pagei'  AWARD

HEBE pinguifolia 'Pagei'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
White with blue green leaves
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

HEBE pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'

HEBE pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Denser more rounded habit than 'Pagei' with grey-green leaves
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

HEBE rakiensis   AWARD

HEBE rakiensis  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Dense shrub from New Zealand with bright green leaves and white flowers in profusion in mid-summer
£12.50 each

HEBE 'Silver Dollar'

HEBE 'Silver Dollar'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Grey-green leaves edged with cream and pink. Young leaves turn deep red in winter
£13.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

HEBE 'Wiri Charm'

HEBE 'Wiri Charm'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Bright rose-purple flowers over a long period
£13.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

HEBE 'Wiri Cloud'   AWARD

HEBE 'Wiri Cloud'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Pink flowers over a long period during summer. Compact small bushy shrub
£13.50 each

HEBE 'Wiri Image'

HEBE 'Wiri Image'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
Racemes of violet flowers and pale green shoots
£13.50 £10.13 each

HEBE 'Wiri Mist'

HEBE 'Wiri Mist'  >


Commonly known as: Shrubby veronica.
White flowers in early summer. Effective in mass plantings
£13.50 each

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