Pink Candy Hebe
Hebe hybrid 'Tulpink' PP #25,954
|Description||This rounded, dense, compact variety offers better heat resistance and glossy dark green leaves with thin crimson midribs and margins. Foliage develops a soft bronze-red winter color. Long-lasting flower spikes with a delicious pink blush are up to 4 inches long. Great for a container specimen, a rock garden accent, or a low border plant. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing shrub; reaches 15 to 18 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Edging, Small Spaces|
|Design Ideas||Hebes are excellent front yard foundation plants that look great in every season. Use in quantity to create low naturalistic hedges or lightly clip for semi-formal appearance. Use in masses evenly spaced for uniform, low maintenance ground coverage. Superior color for mixed beds and borders that need glossy foliage for in between flowering seasons. A fine choice for small urban gardens where beauty of this shrub will be most appreciated. Equally suited for pots and troughs as well as square boxes in modernistic compositions.|
|Companion Plants||Russian Sage (Perovskia); Artemisia (White Sage); False Heather (Cuphea): Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lilyturf (Liriope); New Zealand Flax (Phormium)|
|Care||Provide average, acidic, loose, well-drained soil; does not tolerate heavy, wet soils. Thrives in cool coastal areas; shelter from harsh sun exposures in hotter regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Feed in early spring. For a semi-formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.|
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