Hebe ‘Neil’s Choice’

Hebe ‘Neil’s Choice’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Neil’s Choice’ AGM forms a bushy evergreen shrub, growing to 4 ft (130 cm) or more high. The spear shaped green leaves are 2–3 in (5–8 cm) long, the leaf edges and new growth are reddish purple. The flowers are violet-purple, summer through to autumn.

This hebe cultivar was raised by Graham Hutchins of County Park Nurseries, Hornchurch, Essex, UK. It was a chance seedling spotted there by a local teacher, Neil Findlay. Hebe ‘Mrs Winder’ may be a parent.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 2

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