An attractive, evergreen shrub from New Zealand with lance shaped, narrow willow like deep greenleaves and prolific spikes of white flowers in summer and autumn which are loved by insects. Can be clipped into a perfect ball or smooth mounded shape if desired, this is a tough, versatile and useful shrub which can be used on its own to give form and shape or as an excellent evergreen hedge. Grows in sun/part shade in most fertile, free draining soils but needs protection from cold, northerly winds. Height up to 2m, spread 2 m. Good for coastal gardens.
- Common Names: koromiko and willow leaved hebe
Prefers full sun/light shade, grows in most soils except very dry or waterlogged. Trim in spring to keep bushy and top dress with a fertilser, avoid cold northerly exposure.
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Holly on 19 Jun 2017
Arrived in really good condition, really lovely looking shrubs have now planted out and they appear to be growing well so far now putting on new growth.