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Removal of a beautiful Red edge Hebe today. ( Far left)


Sadly after 10 years the Hebe started showing signs of sickness…OH kindly helped to remove it.

This left quite an empty space..The bed has a climbing red rose through which grows a herbaceous dark blue Clematis,Salvia Hotlips,Leucothoe and Hak grass..I moved the tall ceramic, blue pot over to the bed but what to plant beside it I don’t know.Perhaps keep with the red theme and a medium size flowering evergreen.?Would welcome any suggestions please.

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That’s a beautiful garden Meadowland, so neat& colourful too. I like the bed being so full. I’m sure someone will come up with an idea to fill the small gap.

24 Jun, 2024


Thank you so much FF...the Hotlips Salvia is so energetic!

25 Jun, 2024


Such a shame when a plant dies. Why not plant another Hebe there ?

26 Jun, 2024


Will have a look when we go to the nursery on Saturday.

26 Jun, 2024


That's a shame about the Hebe. I wondered about a Potentilla but they are deciduous so not a good idea really!

29 Jun, 2024


I may have to resort to another Hebe Shirley. Autumn will be a better time to look.

29 Jun, 2024


that was a shame. what about something like a skimmia? one of my all time favourites. There are lots of nice evergreen shrubs out there.

Your garden always looks so neat and tidy.

29 Jun, 2024


That's an idea,a Skimmia...Will look them up...thank you Eileen.

30 Jun, 2024

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