Hebe ‘Wiri Image’

Hebe ‘Wiri Image’ photographed at The Quinta Arboretum, Swettenham, Cheshire, UK

Hebe ‘Wiri Image’ forms a bushy, compact, evergreen shrub, growing to 40 in (1 m) or more high. The dark green, spear-shaped leaves are 0.8–2 in (2–5 cm) long, and are somewhat upright. The flowers are violet, fading with age, summer. A hebe fairly hardy in the UK.

Jack Hobbs raised this hebe cultivar in 1982 at the Auckland Regional Botanic Garden, New Zealand, as part of a program to breed hebes suitable for the Auckland climate. It is a hybrid of Hebe bollonsii. A trim after flowering keeps the plant compact.

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