Hebe ‘First Light’

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

Hebe ‘First Light’ is a spreading, evergreen shrub, growing up to 12 in (30 cm) high, and 36 in (90 cm) wide. The bronze-green leaves are spear-shaped, 1 in (2.5 cm) long. Short racemes of pink flowers are borne over a long time in summer. A hebe fairly hardy in the UK.

This hebe was raised by Jack Hobbs at the Auckland Regional Botanic Garden, New Zealand, and named after the Millennium. Suitable for growing in containers.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 2

Hebes E  Hebes F  Hebes G

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