- Hebe Blue Gem - Lush green foliage - Blue flowers in Summer - Excellent coastal plant - Plant in border or large container - Easy to grow
Hebe Blue Gem is a medium sized shrub with large, rounded glossy green leaves often seen growing in coastal areas. The variety is vigorous and produces a striking display of purple / blue flowers in June and July which continue in smaller numbers until Autumn. The lush green foliage makes it a useful backdrop for other plants and its long flowering period really stands out.
Hebe Blue Gem is an easy to grow variety which works well as a specimen or part of a mixed border, which is equally at home in a large patio container. In colder areas Winter protection may be needed and damage can occur to the foliage and tips.
Genus: Hebe Variety: Blue Gem Category: Hebe Reference: hebge
Height & Spread: 1.5 x 1.5m Flower Colour: Blue Foliage: Evergreen Soil Type: Most, not too wet Aspect: Full Sun to light Shade Season of Interest: all year round
Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions