Hebe macrocarpa var latisepala

Hebe macrocarpa var latisepala photographed at a Hebe Society member’s garden, Cheshire, UK

Hebe macrocarpa var latisepala is an erect evergreen shrub growing to about 6.5 ft (2 m) high. The dull green spear-shaped leaves are 2.8–4.3 in (7–11 cm) long. The flowers are dark violet-purple fading to white, winter. A hebe tender in the UK.

This hebe is found on Great Barrier Island, Little Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand. The two varieties of Hebe macrocarpa are difficult to distinguish, as both are very variable.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 2

Hebes L  Hebes M  Hebes N

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