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Hebe brachysiphon Snowdrift

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Hebe brachysiphon Snowdrift

HebbraSno
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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 26
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.18 inc GST
C2, C8
Size: 20cm
Available: 18
$/Unit (EX GST): $12.70 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.98 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hebe brachysiphon Snowdrift TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Hebe Snowdrift is an old time favourite amongst Australian gardeners, for its proven performance in gardens across the country. Snowdrift is an evergreen, bushy shrub reaching up to 1.5 metres in height/width, with narrow forest green foliage. The tips of Snowdrift open up to white or a very pale mauve flower spikes through summer. Originally a native of New Zealand, Hebes are renowned for their tough characteristics being tolerable of a wide range of conditions. Great for coastal gardens – tolerant of salt spray and strong winds. Butterfly attracting, perfect for poolsides, small gardens and low hedging.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows well in most soil types that are well draining. Prune to shape with hedging shears after flowering to encourage a dense habit. Feed with a general purpose slow release fertiliser after flowering. Low water requirements. Once established, quite dry tolerant requiring only intermittent watering during extended periods of heat. Images and information courtesy of Plants Management Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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