Patty’s Purple Hebe (Hebe ‘Pattys Purple’)
Patty's Purple Hebe
Adore the look of the boxwood, but crave color? You’re in luck. There is always a little color happening on ‘Patty’s Purple’!
The Patty’s Purple Hebe gives you the the tailored and refined look of the classic boxwood with a colorful twist. This medium-growing evergreen shrub has a rounded shape with very small leaves and dark red stems.
What sets it apart? It emits a shower of lavender-blue flowers in late summer, creating a visual spectacle wherever you choose to plant it.
Patty’s Purple Hebe thrives in warm Zones, taking on the same basic shape seen in the timeless boxwood shrub. This beautiful shrub is a bit of a sun worshiper, it loves hot, hot sun, but it also likes a little shade too, much like its boxwood counterparts. Use it as a border or hedge, or pot the Patty’s Purple Hebe in containers for a more formal look on the patio, deck or porch.
Growers love Patty’s Purple Hebe shrubs, since they are easy to care for and require minimal watering. These spreading shrubs also grow very fast, making them a nice addition to the landscape for a new construction. Use it as a mixed or shrub border or add it to your rock garden to enjoy its beautiful look in a variety of applications.
The biggest difference in the boxwood and Patty’s Purple Hebe is the stunning presentation that these shrubs provide when flowering. And it’s right at a time when the other flowers of summer are beginning to wind down, lose their color and even die out.
The maroonish-red stems of the Patty’s Purple Hebe shrub add another pop of color that you can enjoy long after its flowers fall, providing a vibrant touch to your fall or winter landscape.
If you live in a warm winter area Zone 8 -11 and want to try a spunky hedge, give ‘Patty’s Purple’ Hebe a try!
|Common name||Patty's Purple Hebe|
|Botanical name||Hebe 'Pattys Purple'|
|Hardiness zone||8 - 11|
|Height||2 - 3 ft.|
|Width||2 - 3 ft.|
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil condition||Well Drained Soil|
|Leaf color||Broadleaved Evergreen|