Hebe pimeleoides

Hebe pimeleoides photographed at a Hebe Society member’s garden, Cheshire, UK

Hebe pimeleoides is an open, low-growing, evergreen shrub, which can grow to about 24 in (60 cm) high. The spear-shaped, thick, grey-green leaves are 0.3–0.4 in (7–10 mm) long. Pale lilac flowers in summer. A hebe hardy in the UK. It grows best in full sun and a well-drained soil.

This hebe is very variable in form and grows in sparse grassland or stony places in the drier mountains of Marlborough and Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 1

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