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Hebe 'Oratia Beauty'

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids 
Order: Lamiales 
Family: Plantaginaceae 
Genus: Hebe 
Common cultivar name: Hebe Oratia Beauty

Hebe ‘Oratia Beauty’ forms a robust evergreen shrub, about 75 cm high.
The fleshy leaves are and broadly spear-shaped, 4–6 cm long.
It gets covered in racemes of pink flowers fading to white throughout spring and summer.
This hebe cultivar was introduced into cultivation in 1982 by Hugh Redgrove of Oratia, Auckland, New Zealand. He was given cuttings of this hebe from an unknown source.

Photographed end December


Photographed mid July after fading to white


 


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