Hebe corriganii

Hebe corriganii photographed at Duchy College, Rosewarne, Redruth, Cornwall, UK

Hebe corriganii is an upright, evergreen, bushy shrub, growing to about 6.5 ft (2 m) high. The glossy, green, spear-shaped leaves are 3–6 in (8–15 cm) long. Pale lilac or white flowers in late spring or summer, and again in autumn in mild areas of the UK. A hebe that is hardy to –5°C.

This hebe species is found in near-coastal lowland scrub and montane and subalpine forests of North Island, New Zealand. It is probably closely related to Hebe macrocarpa.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 1

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