T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Parahebe lyallii "Blue Boy"

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Plantaginales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Parahebe
Species: Parahebe lyallii "Blue Boy"
Common name: Parahebe "Blue Boy"

Parahebe lyallii var Blue Boy.is a form of Parahebe lyallii which is sold by nurseries. 
Parahebe lyallii "Blue Boy" grows to 30cm x 50cm. It’s a taller growing parahebe which has small blue bell-like flowers held over the reddish-green leaves in spring.



A flower being fertilised by a native bee


The serated leaves