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Hebe 'Eveline'

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Species: Cultivar of Hebe speciosa
Cultivar name: Hebe Eveline
Synonyms: Hebe ‘Gauntletti, Hebe ‘Pink Payne’, Hebe ‘Payne’s Pink’, Hebe ‘Rainer’s Beauty’, Hebe ‘Pink Pearl’.
Common name: Hebe Eveline

This is a very early cultivar that goes back to the 1890’s and was then given the name Hebe ‘Eveline’ and hence has priority over any other name. H.'Eveline' is highly regarded overseas after it  gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s prestigious Award of Garden merit in 2002
This cultivar has a great percentage of Hebe speciosa in its make up. It will grow to 1.5m high 1m wide shrub. The glossy leaves are oval and are up to 15 cm long. It can develop 16c long racemes of rose-pink flowers appear in abundance through late summer and into autumn.

 


Top surface of a leaf.
 

The lower surface of a leaf.