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Hebe 'Wairau Beauty'

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Botanical name: Hebe diosmifolia 'Wairau Beauty'
Cultivar name: Hebe 'Wairau Beauty'

Hebe 'Wairau Beauty' is a small round bushy shrub growing to about 1m with a width of  75cm.  This cultivar originated near the Wairau falls near Whangarei. It has small green leaves with serrations.
In early spring it has abundant heliotrope flowers on large corymbs.  Similar appearance to Hebe diosmifolia but a little more open branched.

Flowers have slight tinge of purple

The serrations mentioned in the text can be seen in the undersurface of the leaf.


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