Hebe albicans Evergreen Flowering Hedge Plants Description
Hebe 'Red Edge', also referred to as Hebe albicans is a magnificent evergreen flowering hedge plant to have in the garden. It's the perfect plant to draw attention, creating a dramatic focal point. It blossoms profusely with long tapered flower spikes from late summer throughout autumn and often into early winter, boasting unique yet stunning flowers. Preferably, Hebe Red Edge should be neatened up into a series of mounds or a rounded hedge rather than have hard edges imposed on it.
Some varieties in Hebe to grow about 1.3m in ideal conditions, but often about 1m and the smaller types even less so it's suitable for low hedging.
Hebe Red Edge is an evergreen flowering hedge and perfect to have in coastal areas as it is salt tolerant. Hebe species can handle most weather conditions. Sunny conditions and moist, well-drained soil is preferable for this plant. Also, Hebe albicans benefit from being protected by the fierce winter winds. It is a fast-growing and quickly reaches its maximum height, once the height is achieved, it then becomes low maintenance.
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For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section
. As a general pointer, smaller pots such as 2L pots can be planted anything from 2 up to 6 plants per metre (if planting in double staggered rows), dependant on the density of hedge desired and time you want to wait for fullness to be achieved.
Hebe Red Edge should be pruned in the growing season - or right at the end of the winter dormancy period. They should not be pruned in late Autumn - nor winter months.
is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:
|Packaging Type||Standard Delivery Charge||Minimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery|
|Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)||£12 delivery charge (orders up to £100 incl VAT) ||Orders of £100 and over - FREE|
|Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)||£12 delivery charge (orders up to £100 incl VAT) ||Orders of £100 and over - FREE|
|Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)||£18 delivery charge (orders up to £120 incl VAT)||Orders of £120 and over - FREE|
|Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)||£60 delivery charge (orders up to £240 incl VAT)||Orders of £240 and over - FREE|
There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern and Southern Ireland.)It's Quick!
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