Hebe rigidula

Hebe rigidula photographed at a Hebe Society member’s garden, Cheshire, UK

Hebe rigidula forms an erect, low-growing, bushy, evergreen shrub about 16 in (40 cm) high. The leaves are spear-shaped, green above, grey-green beneath, 0.6–0.8 in (1.6–2 cm) long. The flowers form a white wreath near the branch tips, summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

It is found in rocky places in the mountains and valleys between Nelson and Blenheim, to the north of the South Island, New Zealand. A good looking hebe, it is easy to grow, and flowers well in partial shade.

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