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Hebe albicans

Veronica albicans, Shrub Speedwell, Hebe albicans, White Flowering Hebe, New Zealand Lilac, NZ Lilac

Hebe albicans, commonly known as the NZ Lilac, is a NZ native shrub that features showy clusters of small white flowers during summer. The foliage comprises short and thick, grey-green leaves held densely on short stems which complements the flowers nicely as it grows to 40 cm tall and 60 cm wide. Hebe albicans is a great plant for borders, mixed plantings, lining walkways, for growing in a container, or mass planting on a bank or the like.

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The average plant height is 10 cm
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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Shrubs
Height:40 cm
Spread:60 cm
Flowering time:Summer
Tolerances:Coastal, Extended dry periods, Hardy, Wet, Wind
Garden uses:Borders, Containers, Living areas, Paths & Steps, Patios, Ponds, Pool areas
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Frontyard, Modern, Native
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium
Also known asVeronica albicans, Shrub Speedwell, Hebe albicans, White Flowering Hebe, New Zealand Lilac, NZ Lilac

Hebe albicans Details

Hebe albicans, commonly known as the NZ Lilac, is a NZ native shrub grown for its pretty flowers and foliage. Short and showy clusters of small white flowers are borne in summer across the entire plant. The foliage comprises short and thick, grey-green leaves held densely on short stems which complements the flowers nicely. This evergreen typically grows to 40 cm tall and 60 cm wide, performing best when planted in full sun on a well-drained site. It is a hardy plant that will tolerate heavy soils, extended dry periods, coastal conditions, frost, and some wind. Hebe albicans is a great plant for borders, mixed plantings, lining walkways, or for growing in a container. A mass planting creates an impressive display with this low maintenance and easy to grow plant.

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