Hebe Red Rum

10.99

Ht 0.5m x sp 0.5m

5-10 years until maturity

‘Red Rum’ is a small, rounded, evergreen shrub with green, lance-shaped leaves that turn blood-red in winter and spring. In summer, it bears spikes of violet flowers.

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Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded

Flower

Violet in Summer

Foliage

Dark-red in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn; Dark-red in Winter

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Tortrix moth

Specific diseases

Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings

WHERE TO GROW

Hebe 'Red Rum' (Hebe 'Red Rum') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rounded

Flower

Violet in Summer

Foliage

Dark-red in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn; Dark-red in Winter

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Tortrix moth

Specific diseases

Downy mildew , Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings

WHERE TO GROW

Hebe ‘Red Rum’ (Hebe ‘Red Rum’) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained or well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered