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Hebe 'Marie Antoinette'


Hebe  'Marie Antoinette'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Low growing spreading bushy shrub with lax branchlets. The dark green leaves are spear-shaped, and dusky pink underneath, they emerge from purple-red leaf buds. The long flowers are red-purple fading to white in late spring to summer. This Hebe cultivar was discovered by Ann Burton at the Annton Nursery of Cambridge. It will grow in sun or semi-shade, tolerates dry sites and a range of soils.

 
Genus
Hebe
Species  
Cultivar   'Marie Antoinette'

Common name
Hebe

Family name
Scrophulariaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(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 / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Dwarf, height 0.3 and 1 metre.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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