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Hebe 'Inverey'

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Species: H. 'Inverey'
Binomial name: Hebe 'Inverey'

The Inverey Hebe Is a cultivar from the Inverey Nursery in Dunedin. It is a low spreading evergreen alpine type shrub 10cm to 75cm. This Hebe has sage-colored leaves that are offset by dark purple leaf bases and stems. The leaves are 10 12 mm long and 5-7 mm wide.
The bluish mauve flowers are borne on short racemes about 2.5 to 3cm long. Flowers are produces over a long period late spring and summer and sometimes there is second flowering in autumn.