- 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
Hebe Purple Shamrock, Purple variegated winter foliage, Golden yellow Summer variegation, Sporadic purple flowers, Easy to grow, Works well with other plants in combination, Excellent patio or border plant, Hardy