Hebe ‘Walter Buccleugh’

Hebe ‘Walter Buccleugh’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Walter Buccleugh’ forms a low-growing evergreen bush, with erect branches, reaching to about 18 in (45 cm) high. The spear-shaped leaves are grey-green with red edges, about 0.5 in (1.2 cm) long. The flowers are reddish purple, summer. A hebe hardy in the UK.

It is a seedling from Hebe ‘Youngii’ that was found in the Boughton Dower House, Northamptonshire, UK, and was named after the cousin of the owner, the eighth Duke of Buccleugh. It is suitable for the rock garden.

Hardiness = H5      UK Availability = 1

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