Hebe x franciscana 'Blue Gem'
BLUE GEM HEBE
Plantaginaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: purple & blue

Flowering Time: late spring to late autumn

Leaves: crossed leaf arrangement
 
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Hebe x franciscana 'Blue Gem'
BLUE GEM HEBE
Plantaginaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple & blue

Flowering Time: late spring to late autumn

Leaves: crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, formal, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: formal hedge, informal hedge, formal edging, pot, mass planting, border, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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