Veronica

Hebe 'Mrs Winder'

Veronica - Hebe  'Mrs Winder'

Common Name: Veronica
Genus: Hebe
Cultivar: 'Mrs Winder'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.20 m (120 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue, Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, Purple, RedFlowering Period: August & September

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

In late summer violet-blue flowers appear on purplish-brown shoots above the attractive foliage. The green leaves are tinged with red and purple when young and have prominent brown-purple midribs. This medium sized rounded shrub is ideal for a well-drained border in sun or part shade. It's particularly suitable for urban or coastal gardens since it tolerates urban pollution and salt-laden air.

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

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