Hebe ‘Headfortii’

Hebe ‘Headfortii’ photographed at Duchy College, Rosewarne, Redruth, Cornwall, UK

Hebe ‘Headfortii’ is a spreading evergreen shrub, growing to about 39 in (1 m) tall, and more wide. The gloss green leaves are spear-shaped, 0.8–1.6 in (2–4 cm) long. Deep violet-blue flowers are carried in branched spikes; summer, and again in autumn. A tender hebe in the UK.

This hebe cultivar was raised about 1930 at Headfort, near Kells, County Meath, Ireland. It is similar to Hebe ‘Inspiration’ and Hebe ‘Wiri Gem’.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 2

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