Hebe

Hebe 'Autumn Glory'

Hebe - Hebe  'Autumn Glory'

Common Name: Hebe
Genus: Hebe
Cultivar: 'Autumn Glory'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, RedFlowering Period: July to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Deep purple flowers appear on short spikes from midsummer to late autumn among masses of dark green lance shaped leaves with red margins. Long-flowering, tough and easy to grow this spreading rounded evergreen shrub will flourish in a wide range of conditions and once established is drought-tolerant too. Plant it en masse along a fence or path or to add structure to a mixed sunny border and underplant it with contrasting drought-tolerant foliage plants such as Bergenia. The flowers are a magnet for bees and butterflies.

  • Garden care: Needs minimal pruning. Remove misplaced or frost damaged branches in late spring.


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