Plant of the Week: Hebe Heartbreaker

Hebes have always been popular; they are relatively easy to grow and most provide some interest throughout the year.

Hebe Heartbreaker
Hebe Heartbreaker

This particular one is Hebe ‘Heartbreaker’, a bit of a daft name but still an attractive shrub.

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It’s evergreen and normally has cream-edged green foliage from spring until autumn (with mauve flowers in summer).

In winter, however, you get vivid pink. ‘Heartbreaker’ is compact and, therefore, ideal for growing in a container.