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Hebe speciosa


Hebe speciosa Hebe speciosa

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An rounded bushy shrub with long branches. Broad, fleshy blunt dark green glossy leaves. The large dense flowers are beetroot red.and smother the bush, appearing in summer and autumn. It grows 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. Occurs naturally at Titirangi Bay in Pelorus Sound, confined to the cliffs overlooking the sea.

 
Genus
Hebe
Species   speciosa
Cultivar  

Common name
Titirangi

Family name
Scrophulariaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1.5 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 / Paradise / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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