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Hebe 'Wild Romance' - 50-60cm, 5lt

Hebe 'Wild Romance' - 50-60cm, 5lt

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Hebe 'Wild Romance' is a compact, bushy, mound-forming, evergreen shrub with narrow, spear-shaped, dark green leaves with creamy-white margins, bright pink when they emerge, deep pink-maroon in autumn. Dense spikes of purple flowers bloom in summer to early autumn and are attractive to bees and butterflies. Hebe 'Wild Romance' is prefers moderately fertile, slightly alkaline, moist, well-drained soils, but is tolerant of most soil types. It thrives in full sun or light shade. It can withstand frost, but needs to be sheltered form harsh, winter winds. Tolerant of urban pollution and coastal conditions. Generally, pest-free and disease-free. Low maintenance plant, doesn’t require running. Hebe 'Wild Romance', with its colourful, constantly changing foliage, is a wonderful plant, suitable for almost any garden – cottage, urban, coastal, or rock and gravel. Excellent for beds and borders, banks and slopes, or low hedges. Perfect as a ground cover or for under-planting of shrubs and roses. Great for growing in pots and containers.
  • Common Name

    Hebe 'Wild Romance'

  • Family

    Plantaginaceae

  • Type

    evergreen shrub

  • Pot Size

    5

  • Height (cm)

    50-60cm

  • Native To

    garden origin

  • Flower

    spikes of purple flowers

  • Foliage

    narrow, spear-shaped, dark green leaves with creamy-white margins, bright pink when young, deep pink-maroon in autumn

  • Maturation period

    5–10 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

0.5–1m

Mature Width

0.5–1m

Shape / habit

bushy, mound-forming

Preferred Location

Orientation

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing, sheltered

Soil Type

alkaline, neutral, full sun

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained

Growing Period

Flower

summer

Foliage

all year

Fruit

autumn

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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

What you will not find is hot tubs, garden furniture and plastic garden gnomes. In a nutshell, trees is what we know and trees is what we do, and only trees (and some shrubs to go with the trees).

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