Hebe ‘Champagne’

Hebe ‘Champagne’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Champagne’ forms a compact evergreen bush, about 20 in (50 cm) high and 36 in (90 cm) across. The leaves are mid-green, spear-shaped, about 0.6 in (15 mm) or more long, and about 0.25 in (6 mm) across. The flowers are in pale lilac spikes, which fade to white. Summer flowering and attractive to butterflies.

It is a recent introduction from New Zealand, and in the winter 2005–06 survived –8°C. This plant has also been called Hebe bishopiana ‘Champagne’, but it does not resemble Hebe bishopiana.

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