- Hebe Red Edge
- Redish winter foliage
- Narrow red edge
- Forms a dense mound
- Easy to grow
- Excellent for a border or Patio pot
- Good for mass planting
Hebe Red Edge was raised by Graham Hutchins at County Park Nursery in Essex in the 1960’s as a seedling from H. albicans. A rounded shrub with a dense, tidy habit - the leaves are glaucous with a distinct red edge to them, in the Winter months the tips develop a red hue as well. In June and July mauve flowers are produced in short rounded spikes.
Hebe Red Edge is much valued as it is hardy, tolerant of a wide range of conditions and requires no maintenance which makes it excellent garden plant or for use in large plantings, also useful in containers, as a low hedge or at the front of a border.
Variety: Red Edge
Height & Spread: 60 x 75cm
Flower Colour: purple
Soil Type: Most, not too wet
Aspect: Full Sun to light Shade
Season of Interest: all year round
Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions