Figwort, Hebe Veronica - Hebe "Emerald Green", Hebe "Milmont Emerald", Hebe "McKean"

Latin name: Hebe "Green globe"
Common name: Figwort, Hebe Veronica
Plant group:
Green plants
Plant family:
Scrophulariaceae
Synonym:

Hebe "Emerald Green"

Hebe "Milmont Emerald"

Hebe "McKean"

Climate:
Subcontinental climate
Minimal temperature: 2-4°C (35-39°F)
Optimal temperature: 20-22°C (68-71°F)
Recommended place:
sunny moderate shaded
Soil:
humus-peat-loamy
Plant form:
shrubby, bushy
Height: 50 cm (19.5 in.)
Repotting: every 24 months (2 years)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Falcifer ground mealybag (Rhizzoecus falcifera)
Diseases:
Black Root Rot (Thielaviopsis basicola)
Origin territory:
Australia and New Zealand
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Need a regular to moderate water and good drainage.

Propagate it with seeds or greenwood cuttings in late summer.

 

This is another well known variety of hebes and is also a whipcord. Bright green in colour it grows into a round ball shape. It seldom flowers and is grown mainly for shape and colour. The flowers are white in summer. Needs to be trimmed in spring to retain its attractive shape.

Need a regular to moderate water and good drainage.

Propagate it with seeds or greenwood cuttings in late summer.