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Hebe macrantha (Large-flowered hebe)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hebe macrantha

Other names

Large-flowered hebe

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Species

H. macrantha - H. macrantha is a small, upright, frost-tender, evergreen shrub with oval, bright green, toothed leaves and clusters of white flowers in summer.


Hebe macrantha is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-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 macrantha (Large-flowered hebe) will reach a height of 0.5m 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 moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

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

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Hebe macrantha

Other names

Large-flowered hebe

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Species

H. macrantha - H. macrantha is a small, upright, frost-tender, evergreen shrub with oval, bright green, toothed leaves and clusters of white flowers in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-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 macrantha (Large-flowered hebe) will reach a height of 0.5m 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 moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

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

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

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