Hebe ‘Dark Angel’

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

Hebe ‘Dark Angel’ is an upright, somewhat open, bushy evergreen shrub, which reaches 24 in (60 cm) high and across in 4 years. The leaves are narrow, spear-shaped, mid-green – new growth has reddish edges and mid-rib. The leaves take on a deep-reddish hue in winter. Flowers lilac-mauve, spring to early summer.

Hebe ‘Dark Angel’ was a chance seedling discovered at the wholesale plant suppliers Bransford Webbs, it was introduced in 2006. Hebe ‘Sapphire’ is similar, but later flowering.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 2

Hebes C  Hebes D  Hebes E

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