Hebe « Celebration » is a highly ornamental variety that we have chosen for its resistance and easy cultivation. It has variegated, almost two-toned leaves: dark green along the central nerve and very light green across the width of the leaf, with a light pink edging.
The overall effect is of a dense and very bright foliage. Its highly colourful flowers add to its interest. Numerous clusters of melliferous flowers of an intense magenta appear at the end of May and continue through the summer. It's a robust plant which naturally forms a well-branched, dome-shaped shrub with a tendancy to spread with age. It makes an excellent shrub for your garden or patio. A higher resistance to excess water makes it less sensitive to phytophtora than classic varieties.
As a plant originating in coastal climates, this veronica may need to be protected from frost in winter. Hebe ‘Celebration’ received a Silver Award at the UK National Plant Show in 2016.
Ensure plants are well watered until established. Lightly trim in spring or just ofter flowering to retain a good dome shaped habit.
SILVER award at the 2016 National Plant Show, UK