Wiri Blush Hebe
Hebe hybrid 'Wiri Blush'
|Description||Attractive, deep rose-pink flower spikes shimmer and stand out at branch tips, backed by lush and shiny, dark green, red-edged foliage. A low maintenance, compact, rounded shrub well-suited to use as a clipped or natural low hedge or as a container plant. Provides dynamic summer color in mixed perennial beds and borders. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|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. Particularly valuable for adding volume to tropical looking gardens of large leaf or lanky form exotics.|
|Companion Plants||Sweet Flag (Acorus); Cranesbill (Geranium); Russian Sage (Perovskia); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Trumpet Vine (Clytostoma);|
|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 an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. For a semi-formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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