Hebe ‘Red Rum’

Hebe ‘Red Rum’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Red Rum’ is a small, rounded, evergreen shrub, which grows to 20 in (0.5 m) high and wide in 10 years. The green, spear-shaped leaves have a red edge when young, and take on a deep red colour in winter and spring. Light purple flowers in summer. A hebe fairly hardy in the UK.

This hebe cultivar was was introduced by Tully Nurseries, Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin, Ireland. It seems to be similar to Hebe ‘Caledonia’.

Hardiness = H4     UK Availability = 1

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