Shrubby veronica

Hebe 'Caledonia'

Shrubby veronica - Hebe  'Caledonia'

Common Name: Shrubby veronica
Genus: Hebe
Cultivar: 'Caledonia'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

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

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



Violet flowers appear on upright reddish-purple stems from mid-summer to mid-autumn above the glossy red-edged dark green leaves. This attractive evergreen hebe is perfect for adding colour to a border in sun or part-shade. It is a compact variety that makes an excellent long-flowering container plant. It is also tolerates pollution and salt-laden air.

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

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