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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details
'Sapphire' is an evergreen shrub with narrow dark green leaves tinged purple, and short racemes of rosy-mauve flowers in summer

Hardiness
H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)

Aspect
South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure
Sheltered
 

Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil
Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

pH
Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
5-10 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grows well in poor to moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade and is tolerant of some pollution
Propagation
Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe. Cultivars will not come true. Root semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer or autumn with added bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 9
Pests
aphids may be a problem
Diseases
A leaf spot and a downy mildew may be a problem

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Hebe 'Sapphire'

£7.40Price
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