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Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty' (Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

Other names

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Variety or Cultivar

'Midsummer Beauty' _ 'Midsummer Beauty' is a mid-sized, rounded, evergreen shrub with long, narrow, green leaves tinged purple when young. In summer and autumn it bears small, lilac-mauve, fading to white, flowers in racemes.


Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty' is: Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Pale-purple in Summer; White, Pale-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Tortrix moth Aphids , Tortrix moth

Downy mildew , Leaf spot Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty' (Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m 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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Botanical name

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

Other names

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

Genus

Hebe Hebe

Variety or Cultivar

'Midsummer Beauty' _ 'Midsummer Beauty' is a mid-sized, rounded, evergreen shrub with long, narrow, green leaves tinged purple when young. In summer and autumn it bears small, lilac-mauve, fading to white, flowers in racemes.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Pale-purple in Summer; White, Pale-purple in Autumn

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Tortrix moth

Specific diseases

Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty' (Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m 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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Hebe Midsummer Beauty

I came to a garden unattended for years with one of these shrubs stands aprox 7ft by 7ft . It bravely produced flowers and they have now died back to leave a very sad shrub only greenery is on the… read more

Frost damage

My Hebe "Midsummer Beauty" has a lot of dry and droopy leave; I suspect it is frost damage. Does anyone know whether I can prune it back hard now and it will grow back over time? Or is it dead?Thank… read more

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

The leaves are arranged in a square shape of alternating opposite pairs, typical of hebes. The .'Midsummer Beauty' can be pruned back after flowering. Like most varieties of Hebe, this one provides… read more

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