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Hebe ‘Wiri Jewel’

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Species: H. Wiri Jewel (Hybrid)
Common Name: Hebe ‘Wiri Jewel’

Hebe 'Wiri Jewel' (a hybrid of H. speciosa) is one of one of a series of NZ native hebes which have been bred by Jack Hobbs at the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens.
It is a compact hardy shrub that grows to 1.2 m in height. It has magenta/purple flowers over a lengthy period (late spring/summer).


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