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Hebe - 'Mrs Winder' (Hebe)

Hebe - 'Mrs Winder' (Hebe)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Violet Flowers (Summer early), Red Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Hebe - Cultivation Notes

Hebe is an attractive and versatile shrub that tolerates a variety of soils just as long as they are not to wet. Ideally plant in full or part sun in a sheltered spot. Don't be put off by the ubiquity of this no fuss shrub; the reason gardeners like Hebes is because they are reliable and they look great. There is a Hebe for most locations, just avoid a exposed, wet soils in full shade.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hebe:

  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Hebe

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Hebe:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
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Common Missspellings: Heebe, Hebee, Hebbe, Hybe, Hibe, Heebee, Haybe, Herbe

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