Hebe ‘Sapphire’

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

Hebe ‘Sapphire’ AGM is an upright, evergreen, bushy shrub, 40 in (1 m) high. The leaves are spear-shaped, mid-green, about 1.2 in (3 cm) long, with red edges – spring new growth is reddish. The leaves colour well in winter. The flowers are purple, July to August.

This may be a seedling of Hebe ‘Mrs Winder’. Good for winter and spring foliage colour. Plants seen at garden centres with this name may have wider, light green leaves, which are wider nearer the base.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 2

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