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.

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.

Hardiness = H5     UK Availability = 1

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