Hebe ‘Maria’

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

Hebe ‘Maria’ (syn Hebe ‘Addenda Maria’) is an evergreen, compact, bushy shrub, which grows to about 20–24 in (50–60 cm) high. The green leaves are broad spear-shaped, about 2.4 in (6 cm) long by 0.8 in (2 cm) wide. The flowers mauve, summer to autumn. This hebe is fairly hardy in the UK.

This hebe cultivar is a cross between Hebe ‘Wiri Vision’ and Hebe ‘Seksty’. It needs a sunny, sheltered site in a well drained soil, and was introduced by the Danish nursery, Gartneriet Kjægårdsminde.

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