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Hebe Jewel Of The NileID6074
Jewel Of The Nile is a compact evergreen shrub. It combines several features that make it an attractive through-out the year. The glossy lanceolate leaves are green with broad yellow margins and a very narrow pinkish red outer margin. The vibrant margenta stems compliment the variegated foliage very well.
Plant Type: Evergreen Shrub
Plant Height & Spread: 60cm x 50cm
Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow, Pinkish-Red
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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