Hebe ‘Mary Antoinette’

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

Hebe ‘Mary Antoinette’ is a low-growing evergreen bushy shrub growing to about 30 in (75 cm) high. The dark green leaves are spear-shaped, about 1.4–1.6 in (3.5–4 cm) long, with a purplish leaf bud. The flowers are red-purple fading to white, late spring to summer. A hebe fairly hardy in the UK.

This hebe cultivar was discovered prior to 1986 by Ann Burton at the Annton Nursery of Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand. It may be a seedling from Hebe ‘Carnea’.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 2

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