Hebe hulkeana subsp evestita ‘Lena’

Hebe hulkeana subsp evestita ‘Lena’ photographed by Chris Gill

Hebe hulkeana subsp evestita ‘Lena’ (syn Heliohebe hulkeana subsp evestita ‘Lena’) is an open, sprawling, evergreen shrub. This subspecies differs in that the stems have no or few hairs, the leaf tip is more acute and there are fewer teeth in the edge.

Hebe hulkeana ssp evestita is restricted to parts of Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand. The cultivar ‘Lena’ has pale green leaves, with no red edge, and white flowers. It was found by Lawrie Metcalf in the Waima River Valley.

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