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Hebe pinguifolia 'Pagei'
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hebe 'Pagei'

'Pagei' is a low-growing dwarf evergreen shrub to 30cm in height, spreading into a mat to 90cm in width, with small, oblong, silvery-grey leaves and white flowers in dense, short spikes in late spring and early summer

Synonyms
Hebe pinguifolia 'Pagei'

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 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
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White Blue Grey Silver
Summer White Blue Grey Silver
Autumn Blue Grey Silver
Winter Blue Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

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

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Plantaginaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Matforming
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

Easy to grow in a moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Coastal
  • Low Maintenance
  • Banks and slopes
  • Ground cover
Pruning

Pruning group 9

Pests

Can get aphids and tortrix moth

Diseases

A leaf spot and a downy mildew may be a problem

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