Hebe macrocarpa var. latisepala is a distinctive variety with an architectural upright habit. This is a naturally occurring species which is native to the North Island of New Zealand. The leaves are thick and leathery, mid green in colour and contrast with the brown stems. The flowers are produced in racemes up to 15cm in length with dark purple flowers, these are produced in November and in milder areas or Winters will continue through the Winter.
Hebe macrocarpa is a distinctive variety with an architectural upright habit. This is a naturally occurring species which is native to the North Island of New Zealand. The leaves are thick and leathery, mid green in colour and contrast with the brown stems. The flowers are produced in racemes up to 15cm in length with pure white flowers, these are produced in November and in milder areas or Winters will continue through the Winter.
Hebe Margret was raised in North Yorkshire at Rocklands Nursery in the 1980’s. A compact mound forming shrub with deep green glossy leaves and from May until July masses of light blue flowers which fade to white are produced.
Hebe Midnight Sky was raised at Lowaters Nursery as a seedling of unknown parentage and first sold in 2007. Midnight Sky has deep green leaves which are 5cm in length and in the Winter months turn a stunning deep purple almost black colour with a bright glossy sheen. The flowers are an purple-mauve colour and are produced freely as the plant matures.
Hebe Mrs Winder is a compact evergreen shrub - one of the older Hebe varieties available. The leaves are lanceolate up to 5cm in length often with a distinctive tooth and deep green, turning rich purple in Winter to early Spring. Mauve flowers occasionally in late Summer, though the plant is primarily grown for its Winter foliage colours.
Hebe Northern Lights is a brand new variety launched October 2018, a truimph from our propagation team. This evergreen shrub is exclusive to Garden Beauty.
Hebe Pascal was raised by Graham Hutchins at County Park Nursery in Essex and first launched in the UK by Lowaters Nursery. Compact evergreen shrub with an upright habit. The leaves are deep green and in the Winter months and Spring turn a striking deep burgundy colour. In June and July masses of pale purple / blue flowers are produced on short racemes.
Hebe Quicksilver was raised by Graham Hutchins at County Park Nursery in Essex in the 1960’s. This variety is a seedling which is an improvement on the species having much brighter silver foliage. A spreading shrub with an open habit and dark brown / black stems which contrast well with the small silver-blue leaves which are 5mm in length. In July and August spikes of purple flowers are produced.
Hebe pinguifolia Pagei is a popular variety which was named after Edward Page from Dunedin Botanical Gardens in New Zealand. A low spreading shrub with glaucous blue-silver foliage which is rounded and 7mm in length. In June and July rounded, branched spikes of flowers are produced which cover the plant and are pure white in colour.
Hebe Pink Elephant is a sport of H. Red Edge that was found at Ashwood Nurseries by Mark Walberton. A compact mound forming variety with glaucous rounded leaves with a red edge. In the Winter months the new growth develops buttery yellow irregular margins and the tips and young leaves have a pinkish-red colouration. In Summer white flowers are produced, but the plant is primarily grown for its foliage.
Hebe Purple Shamrock is a compact variegated Hebe discovered by Doug Thomson in Ireland as a sport on H. Mrs Winder. The narrow lime green leaves are edged yellow and contrast well against the purple stems of young growth, during the Winter and early Spring foliage turns to a stunning deep purple colour. Occasional purple blue flowers produced late into Summer.