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Patty's Purple Hebe

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Fresh Hedges Patty's Purple Hebe

  • Evergreen
  • Beautiful Flowers
  • Striking Red Stems
  • Great as a Hedge or in Containers

Adore the look of the boxwood, but crave color? You're in luck. There is always a little color happening on 'Patty's Purple'!

The Patty's Purple Hebe gives you the the tailored and refined look of the classic boxwood with a colorful twist. This medium-growing evergreen shrub has a rounded shape with very small leaves and dark red stems.

What sets it apart? It emits a shower of lavender-blue flowers in late summer, creating a visual spectacle wherever you choose to plant it.

Patty's Purple Hebe thrives in warm Zones, taking on the same basic shape seen in the timeless boxwood shrub. This beautiful shrub is a bit of a sun worshiper, it loves hot, hot sun, but it also likes a little shade too, much like its boxwood counterparts. Use it as a border or hedge, or pot the Patty's Purple Hebe in containers for a more formal look on the patio, deck or porch.

Growers love Patty's Purple Hebe shrubs, since they are easy to care for and require minimal watering. These spreading shrubs also grow very fast, making them a nice addition to the landscape for a new construction. Use it as a mixed or shrub border or add it to your rock garden to enjoy its beautiful look in a variety of applications.

The biggest difference in the boxwood and Patty's Purple Hebe is the stunning presentation that these shrubs provide when flowering. And it's right at a time when the other flowers of summer are beginning to wind down, lose their color and even die out.

The maroonish-red stems of the Patty's Purple Hebe shrub add another pop of color that you can enjoy long after its flowers fall, providing a vibrant touch to your fall or winter landscape.


If you live in a warm winter area Zone 8 -11 and want to try a spunky hedge, give 'Patty's Purple' Hebe a try!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Patty's Purple Hebe Is Suited to Grow in Zones 8 - 11
Growing Zones 8 - 11
More Information
Botanical Name Hebe 'Pattys Purple'
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Broadleaved Evergreen
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes