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Fabiana imbricata

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Violet Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Fabiana imbricata - Cultivation Notes

This spreading heather like shrub is grown for its summer blossom and interesting evergreen foliage. It requires a sheltered spot in full sun on any well drained garden soil other than shallow chalk. Avoid planting in shady and wet cold areas, prefering instead a sheltered south facing spot. Trim lanky growth to shape in spring.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Fabiana imbricata:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant

Weaknesses of Fabiana imbricata

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Fabiana imbricata:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
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