Hebe salicifolia

Hebe salicifolia photographed at Holkham Gardens, Norfolk, UK

Hebe salicifolia is a large, bushy, evergreen shrub, with upright light green branches, up to 6.5 ft (2 m) high. The spear-shaped leaves are light green, up to 4.5 in (12 cm) long; with small nicks in the edges. The flowers are white, or pale lilac fading to white, the flower spikes often drooping – flowering June to December.

This hebe is very common throughout the South Island of New Zealand. There are several forms in cultivation and also hybrids with a similar appearance.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 3

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