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Hebe - 'Nicholas Blush' (Hebe)

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

Hebe prefers being planted in full sun, but will tolerate light shade and all but the toughest of garden soils - avoiding planting in very dry or wet soils. Avoid planting in very exposed cold locations as Hebe's can be tender. Trim in spring, removing leggy growth. Suited for planting in masses as low maintenance ground cover.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hebe:

  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Hebe

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Hebe:

  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils
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Common Missspellings: Heebe, Hebee, Hebbe, Hybe, Hibe, Heebee, Haybe, Herbe