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Other common names
Hebe 'Red Edge'
Hebe albicans 'Red Edge'
Hebe are evergreen shrubs or small trees, with paired, simple leaves and racemes or spikes of small, 4-lobed, tubular to salver-shaped flowers in summer and autumn
Plantaginaceae / Plantaginaceae
'Red Edge' is a small evergreen shrub with oblong, blue-grey leaves which are margined with red, especially in winter. Flowers pale mauve fading to white, in short spikes
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Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Easy to grow in a moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Low Maintenance Garden Edging
Pruning group 9
Can get aphids and tortrix moth
A leaf spot and a downy mildew may be a problem
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