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Parahebe ‘Mervyn’

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Features

  • BloomsApril to September
  • Height0.2m
  • Spread0.5m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Parahebe ‘Mervyn’. This is a semi-evergreen sub-shrub with dark green, simple leaves and blue, trumpet-like racemes of flowers which appear from April, throughout summer and early autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Origin

Australia, New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown mainly for their attractive flowers which attract bees and other beneficial insects.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Prefers a sunny spot, and tolerates poor soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs

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