Hebe albicans 'Red Edge'

Family: Scrophulariaceae


Plant type Shrub
Height 24 to 24 inches
Spread 24 to 24 inches
Habit Bushy
Foliage Evergreen
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders, rockery
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance None
Hardiness 8
Heat zone
Sun Full sun to part shade
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average, coastal
Flower colour White
Flower season Early summer to late summer
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green, white/silver
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife Bees, butterflies
Texture Medium, soft spikey

Hebe albicans 'Red Edge' is a compact shrub with small silver-green foliage which is edged red, especially in autumn and winter. It bears white flowers in summer.

Hebe albicans 'Red Edge' is only moderately hardy (zones 8-10) but in warm regions cope well by the sea. It will grow in any reasonable garden soil in full sun or part shade.

 

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