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Hebe 'Blue Clouds' (Hebe 'Blue Clouds')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hebe 'Blue Clouds'

Other names

Hebe 'Blue Clouds'

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Clouds' _ 'Blue Clouds' is a small, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green narrow leaves, tinged purple in winter. In summer and autumn it bears small, light-blue spikes of flowers.


Hebe 'Blue Clouds' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-blue in Summer; Pale-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Purple in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Downy mildew , Leaf spot Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Hebe 'Blue Clouds' (Hebe 'Blue Clouds') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in poor to moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade with protection from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Hebe 'Blue Clouds'

Other names

Hebe 'Blue Clouds'

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Clouds' _ 'Blue Clouds' is a small, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green narrow leaves, tinged purple in winter. In summer and autumn it bears small, light-blue spikes of flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-blue in Summer; Pale-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Purple in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hebe 'Blue Clouds' (Hebe 'Blue Clouds') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in poor to moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade with protection from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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