Hebe imbricata

Hebe imbricata photographed at Leckmelm Arboretum, Ullapool, Scotland, UK

Hebe imbricata is a bushy, evergreen, whipcord 2–6 in (5–15 cm) high. The tiny leaves are yellow-green and clasp the stems. Small white flowers at the branch tips, summer.

This hebe occurs in the drier mountains of Otago and Southland, New Zealand. It is similar to Hebe lycopodioides, but has less acute leaf tips. Hebe poppelwellii was regarded as a separate species, but it is now been combined with Hebe imbricata, as there are no consistent differences between them.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 1

Hebes H  Hebes I  Hebes J

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