Hebe ‘Purple Shamrock’

Hebe ‘Purple Shamrock’ photographed at a Hebe Society member’s garden, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Purple Shamrock’ (syn Hebe ‘Neprock’) is a small, compact, evergreen shrub, growing to 24 in (60 cm) high. The spear-shaped, variegated, green leaves have cream edges, with a purple flush to new growth, and turn purple in winter. Light mauve flowers may be seen in summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This hebe cultivar is a sport from Hebe ‘Mrs Winder’ and was found by Doug Thomson of Irish Garden Plants, Northern Ireland, UK.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 3

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