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botanical name:
Hebe 'Caledonia'
Hebe 'Caledonia' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Hebe 'E.B. Anderson', Hebe 'Knightshayes', Hebe 'Percy Picton', Hebe 'Porlock'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Dwarf evergreen shrub. Lanceolate leaves about 25mm long, mid to greyish green and red tinged edges when young, on reddish brown stems. Short spikes of violet flowers freely produced over a long period through summer.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun.

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn.

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