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Hebe 'Wiri Port'


Hebe  'Wiri Port'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An erect bushy shrub with long branches. Broad spear-shaped dark green glossy leaves. The large spikes of rich red-purple flowers, they are dense and smother the bush, appearing in summer and autumn. It will grow in sun or semi-shade, best in well drained soil, will grow in dry sites. Grows in exposed and coastal sites, and will always look best in these conditions. Jack Hobbs raised this Hebe cultivar at the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens.

 
Genus
Hebe
Species  
Cultivar   'Wiri Port'

Common name
Hebe

Family name
Scrophulariaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
80 cm
Width
60 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Indigenous / Nourishment / Paradise / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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