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Hebe x franciscana - 'Variegata' (Hebe)

Hebe x franciscana - 'Variegata' (Hebe)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Variegated green-white Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Hebe x franciscana - Cultivation Notes

This variegated 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 sun in a sheltered spot, possibly in a tub or pot. Don't be put off by the ubiquity of these no fuss shrubs; the reason gardeners like Hebes is because they are reliable and they look great. Just avoid planting in cold exposed areas, or wet soils in full shade.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hebe x franciscana:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Hebe x franciscana

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Heebe, Hebee, Hebbe, Hybe, Hibe, Heebee, Haybe, Herbe

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