Hebe rakaiensis

Hebe rakaiensis photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe rakaiensis AGM forms a tight, evergreen dome of light green foliage, up to 3 ft (90 cm) high, and more wide. The leaves are spear-shaped, slightly glossy, light green, up to 0.8 in (2 cm), long. White flowers, in June and July, best grown in full sun. A hebe hardy in the UK.

This is a very popular hebe in UK gardens, although is sometimes sold as Hebe subalpina. It grows in subalpine scrub and shrubland in the drier mountains of the South Island, New Zealand.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 3

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