Hebe Black Panther

 

Large leaves, deep green on the upper sides and almost deep maroon on the undersides. Large deep burgundy flowers are produced in spring-summer. The plant grows to 1.0m X 1.0m.

 

Plant in Poor to moderately fertile well drained soil. Shelter this Hebe from cold drying winds. Full Sun / Partial Shade, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.