Hebe odora ‘New Zealand Gold’

Hebe odora ‘New Zealand Gold’ photographed at Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, UK

Hebe odora ‘New Zealand Gold’ is an upright, evergreen shrub, which can reach 40 in (1 m) high. The leaves are small, green, and spear-shaped, about 0.5 in (1.2 cm) long, and can become yellow, depending on the soil conditions. White flowers are carried in terminal spikes in early summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This form of Hebe odora was collected at Arthur’s Pass, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, by Kenneth Beckett. It is sometimes called Hebe ‘New Zealand Gold’.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 2

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