Quicksilver Hebe

Hebe pimeleoides 'Quicksilver'

SKU
05103
Unique small shrub with dark, nearly black, wiry limbs and tiny, silvery blue-grey leaves. Semi-creeping, with an open, airy habit. Small pale lilac flowers appear in summer. Easy to grow and wind tolerant; ideal in coastal areas. A wonderful container plant in colder climates. Prized for cut flower arrangements. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationHEE-bee py-mee-lee-OY-deez
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 1 ft. tall and 2-3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureAttractive Flowers

Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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