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Hebe - 'Midsummer Beauty' (Hebe)

Hebe - 'Midsummer Beauty' (Hebe)

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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Hedging & Screening, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Hebe Description

Hebe 'Mid Summer Beauty' is a much planted Hebe, often being used as reliable mid border 'filler', where it can be relied upon to establish quickly and put on an early show of distinctive deep blue summer blossom. When it has done flowering (if your lucky you will get a second autumn flush) you can also appreciate its dense habit and shiny knitted foliage. This variety can also be used as an informal flowering hedge of low screening plant.

Hebe - Cultivation Notes

Hebe is a versatile shrub that tolerates a variety of soils just as long as they are not to wet. Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty' is particularly hardy and easy to grow, tolerating full or part sun in a sheltered or exposed planting location. Allow space to grow as This Hebe is fast growing and will often out grow surrounding planted material.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hebe:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Hebe:

  • Evergreen plant suitable for trimming to shape or topiary
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Heebe, Hebee, Hebbe, Hybe, Hibe, Heebee, Haybe, Herbe