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Hebe Wiri Prince is a stunning evergreen shrub that is native to New Zealand. It is a popular plant among gardeners due to its attractive foliage, beautiful flowers, and easy-to-care nature. Hebe Wiri Prince is a cultivar of Hebe speciosa. The plant produces glossy, dark green leaves that are about 5 cm long and 2 cm wide. In the summer, it produces spikes of purple flowers that are about 10 cm long. It is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of settings. It works well as a border plant, a hedge, or you can also use it as a specimen plant or as part of a mixed border. It grows to around 1.5m tall and wide when mature.



Hebe Wiri Prince is a low-maintenance plant that requires minimal care. Here are some tips on how to care for it:

    Location: Hebe Wiri Prince grows best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers well-drained soil that is slightly acidic. The plant can also tolerate coastal conditions, making it an excellent choice for seaside gardens.

    Watering: Water the plant regularly, especially during the summer months. The soil should be kept moist, but not waterlogged.

    Feeding: Fertilize the plant once a year in the spring with a slow-release fertilizer. Alternatively, you can apply a liquid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season.

    Pruning: Prune the plant after flowering to maintain its shape and size. You can also cut back any dead or damaged branches throughout the year.


    Overwintering: Hebe Wiri Prince is hardy in most parts of New Zealand, but it may need some protection during the winter in colder regions. You can cover the plant with a layer of mulch or frost cloth to protect it from frost damage.



You can propagate Hebe Wiri Prince through softwood cuttings taken in the spring or early summer.


Birds and Bees

Hebe Wiri Prince is a popular plant among bees and other pollinators. Its flowers are rich in nectar and pollen, making it an excellent addition to any garden that aims to attract wildlife.


Plants to Pair with

Hebe Wiri Prince looks great when paired with other plants that have contrasting foliage or flowers. Some good options include:


    Flax (Phormium spp.): The bold foliage of flax stands out well against the smaller leaves of Hebe Wiri Prince, without dwarfing it.

    Pseudopanax crassifolius (Lancewood): A popular plant to provide structure to any planting, these look good in the middle of a group planting of Hebe Wiri Prince.  

Hebe Wiri Prince

    • Evergreen: Yes
    • Flower colour: Purple/mauve
    • Mature size: 1.5m x 1.5m
    • Temperature: Hardy
    • Light: Sun/semi shade
    • Moisture: Medium, but prefers good watering
    • Soil: Well drained
    • Wind tolerance: Hardy


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