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. The flowers are lilac-mauve, spring to early summer. In the UK this hebe is hardy to –5°C.

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

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