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Hebe Marie AntoinetteID6078
Hebe Marie Antoinette is a very attractive, low growing plant with narrow green leaves, the new tips are a burgundy colour getting deeper in the colder months. Mary Antoinette starts flowering from late winter giving it best display through spring and summer. The flowers open cerise and fade to white giving a beautiful contrast with the burgundy new growth tips. For best results feed with a long term slow release fertiliser in late winter and prune lightly after flowering.
Plant Type: Evergreen Shrub
Plant Height & Spread: 50cm x 50cm
Foliage Colour: Green
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Seasons of Interest: All Seasons
Soil Condition: Moist, well-drained
Planting Position: Full Sun/Light Shade, Sheltered
Plant Care & Advice
The hebe plant does not require a lot of care once it is established. Although the shrub doesn't need much in the way of fertilizer, you can apply some once a year in late winter or early spring prior to new growth. Growing a hebe plant is very easy. The versatility of these shrubs allows you to grow them in different ways. Use them for edging, plant them in borders, grow them in rock gardens or even in containers. To help keep your Hebe flowering well, remove the dead heads from the plant when they start to shrivel up. You could give your Hebe a trim all over in the early winter. This will help keep your plant attractive and strong.
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