Hebe speciosa ‘Patti Dossett’

Hebe speciosa ‘Patti Dossett’ photographed by Gordon Smith at his garden, Surrey, UK

Hebe speciosa ‘Patti Dossett’ (syn Hebe ‘Patti Dossett’) is an erect, bushy, evergreen shrub, growing to 40 in (1 m) or more high. The glossy green leaves are broad spear-shaped, 2.4–4 in (6–10 cm) long. The leaves have purple edges, young leaves are purple below, and narrow rapidly at the base. Flowers are reddish-purple, summer and autumn. This hebe is tender in the UK.

Hebe speciosa ‘Patti Dossett’ is a seedling of Hebe ‘La Séduisante’ and was raised by Graham Hutchins, County Park Nursery, in about 1986 and named after a customer.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 2

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