Hebe 'Wild Romance' 2 Litre: Our Hebe 'Wild Romance' is part of the stunning magicolors range, which also includes Frozen Flame, Magic Summer and the ever popular Heartbreaker. New growth is green with a hint of red turning to a dark red in winter as the plant matures in winter, during the other months it turns a paler red. This palnt makes an fantastinc choice for pots or borders
What to expect: Your plants will arrive planted in a 2 litre/17cm pot, obviously depending on the time of the year if purchased, they will look eaxactly like the pictures if purchased during the summer they will be considerably larger.
Planting Position: For best results plant in a sunny through to a partially shaded area spot in well-drained soil. If you are purchasing to create a small hedge we recommend a planting distance of approximately 25cm
Soil: Best suited to well drained acidic soil, but will easily tolerate almost all other types, excluding heavy clay.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal for both ground and container planting.
Eventual height and spread: Up to 60cms tall with a spread of 80cm
Growth Habit: Dense compact shrub
Flowering Period: Produces masses of purple flowers from late May through to late July
Pruning: Prune to a tight clump in spring
Foliage: Dark red during the colder months turning paler red when during spring and summer.
Winter Hardy: Yes
.A very low maintenance plant that requires very little attention, apart from some liquid food during the summer months the plant will adapt to most conditions with ease. If the plant becomes too large for its chosen spot it is preferable to trim back over a period of months rather than in one attempt, this will result in a bushier healthier plant.