Hebe salicornioides

Hebe salicornioides photographed at Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, UK

Hebe salicornioides is a whipcord hebe growing to about 35 in (90 cm). The yellow-green minute leaves are clasped in pairs around the stem, and are joined for over half their length. White flowers are seen at the tips of the branches, summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This rare and local hebe is found in wet ground in the valleys of Nelson and Marlborough, to the north of the South Island, New Zealand. It is regarded as closely related to Hebe annulata and Hebe armstrongii

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 1

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