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Hebe 'Heartbreaker'PBR
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hebe 'Heartbreaker'

'Heartbreaker' is an evergreen shrub whose green leaves are edged with cream and turn pink in colder weather. Lavender racemes of flowers are borne in summer. Plants reach 60cm in height and width

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Hebe 'Heartbreaker'PBR

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.5–1 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Cream Green
Summer Purple Cream Green
Autumn Cream Green
Winter Cream Green Pink
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H3
Botanical details
Family
Plantaginaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Veronica can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs with paired leaves and small flowers usually in terminal or axillary racemes or spikes

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Prefers moist but well-drained soil in full sun or part-shade. Considered frost hardy

Propagation

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer for home use

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Generally trouble free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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