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(Greek mythology) the goddess of youth and spring

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Various groups of Americans have survived being called dagoes, frogs, kikes, Polacks, wops, guineas, injuns, square heads, spics, hebes, or whatever.
Good, low-maintenance shrubs with a long flowering season include potentilla, hebes, low-growing cistus or patio roses.
Cordyline, phormiums and hebes are good structural plants, which will do well as the focal point of a container but can be planted in the garden when you feel like a change.
The eclectic garden uses Mexican pebbles as a ground-cover and is punctuated with yellow-blooming kangaroo paws and purple-flowered hebes.
Hebes are considered problematic because of their sensitivity to fungal diseases that, without warning, scorch their shoots and lead to an early death.
The Emerald Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society invites the public to attend a free, slide-illustrated lecture on hebes and parahebes (a type of evergreen shrub) by collector Greg Bennett of Corvallis.
Without fear of censure or admonition, one could write about wops, japs, micks, pollocks, the shanty Irish, frogs, hunkies, hebes, dagos, krauts, spics, and nips and attribute to them the hoariest of stereotypes.
Plants which flower on young growth, such as hebes and fuchsias, may have flowerbuds at the tip of the cutting which will need nipping out along with the tip.
2Firstly, arrange the plants, then make deep holes and place them in - lavender, chives, hebes and ivy are perfect for encouraging busy bees and butterflies, great pollinators.
Although many people have found their hebes died in the snow, I had a very large, healthy one , which had got enormous.
Last winter I had several losses, among them a tender Ceanothus from California, Hebes and Olearia from Australia and New Zealand, and rosemary, bay and myrtle from the Mediterranean.
Others which will thrive at the seaside include pinks (Dianthus), thrift (Armeria) and sea holly (Eryngium), Calluna vulgaris, cordyline, hebes, holly, spiraea, ulex, hydrangea, olearia, lavatera and cistus, although some are not hardy.
With prostrate plants, such as junipers or hebes, I like to lift the foliage and completely cut out some of the lower stems.