Hebe ‘Petra’s Pink’

Hebe ‘Petra’s Pink’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Petra’s Pink’ is a low spreading evergreen shrub, growing to 12 in (30 cm) high, and 20 in (50 cm) wide. The oval leaves are a dull dark green, tinted purple in winter, 0.5–0.7 in (1.2–1.8 cm) long; the leaf edges are purple. The flowers are light mauve-pink; summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This hebe cultivar was raised in 1981 by Graham Hutchins at County Park Nursery, Hornchurch, Essex, UK, and named after Petra Day, a schoolgirl on work experience. It was the first small leaved hebe with pink flowers.

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