Getting the Heebie-jeebies

It’s easy to overlook the humble hebe; it’s tough, resilient and goes about its business without any fuss or bother. That’s why idle landscapers and cash-strapped parks departments love it, unwittingly rendering the whole genus ‘uncool’ in gardening circles. But when the chips are down, hebes can be relied upon to do their stuff, tolerating salt-laden winds, pollution and unpromising soils. […]

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