Hebe ochracea ‘James Stirling’

Hebe ochracea ‘James Stirling’ photographed at a garden in Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ochracea ‘James Stirling’ AGM is a slow-growing, flat-topped, evergreen shrub, up to 16 in (40 cm) high. The minute, old-gold coloured foliage closely covers the branches. In late spring to early summer it has white flowers at the branch tips. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This dwarf form of Hebe ochracea is named after the Superintendent of the Government Gardens in Wellington, New Zealand. It is a very popular hebe in UK gardens.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 3

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