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Hebe 'Pretty in Pink'

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

Hebe 'Pretty in Pink' is an addition to the Hollywood range.
It is a dwarf flowering shrub with dark green foliage and deep burgundy tips on the younger foliage.
It has a crossed leaf arrangement. During the cooler months the foliage deepens to a metallic aubergine tones (deep reddish purple-brown).
It has abundant pink flowers that lasts a very long time (late autumn to late winter).
Prefers a full sun to part shade position and grows to 30cm high and 80cm wide making a good ground cover.

New foliage August.

The crossed leaf arrangement. 

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