Hebe canterburiensis

Hebe canterburiensis photographed at Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe, West Ross, Scotland, UK

Hebe canterburiensis is an evergreen shrub with erect branches, growing to about 40 in (1 m). The leaves are about 1 in (25 mm) long and 0.23 in 6 mm) wide, glossy green above, spear-shaped, with a yellow-green margin. The flowers, in white spikes, are seen in early summer. A hardy hebe in the UK.

This hebe occurs in the Canterbury region of central South Island, New Zealand, hence its name. It is found in tussock grassland in Arthur's Pass, and also northwards to the mountains of Nelson and west Marlborough. It is related to Hebe vernicosa.

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