Hebe lycopodioides

Hebe lycopodioides photographed at Mount Lyford, Seaward Kaikouras, South Island, New Zealand

Hebe lycopodioides is a whipcord hebe of variable habit, growing from an inch or two high, to about 20 in (50 cm). The yellow-green minute leaves are clasped around the stem, the leaves have a distinct, yellowish, blunt point. White flowers are seen at the tips of the branches, summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This hebe is found on drier mountains to the east of the Southern Alps, mainly in Marlborough and Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. In cultivation in the UK this hebe is inclined to grow in its juvenile form, where the leaves stand out from the stem.

Hebes K  Hebes L  Hebes M

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