Hebe Santa Monica


Hebe ‘Santa Monica’

Plant Fact File:

  • Pot Size: 3 litres
  • Current Height: 25 cm
  • Current Spread: 20 cm
  • Mature Height: Up to 1 meter
  • Mature Spread: Up to 1 meter
  • Season of Interest: Late spring to summer (blooms)
  • Foliage Type: Evergreen
  • Fragrant: No
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Generally hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil Type: Well-draining soil


Hebe ‘Santa Monica’ is a compact and evergreen shrub known for its tidy growth habit, as well as its attractive foliage and summer blooms. With a 3-litre pot size and a current size of 25 cm in height and 20 cm in spread, this Hebe is an excellent choice for adding structure and color to your garden or outdoor space.

At its current size, ‘Santa Monica’ forms a compact and rounded mound. However, when fully mature, it typically reaches a height of up to 1 meter with a spread of up to 1 meter, creating a substantial and visually appealing shrub.

The standout feature of ‘Santa Monica’ is its late spring to summer blooms, where it produces spikes of small, tubular, violet-blue flowers. Additionally, the evergreen foliage maintains its lush green color throughout the year, providing year-round visual interest.

Hebe ‘Santa Monica’ is generally hardy and adaptable. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.