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Hebe - Shrubby Veronicas

Grown for their attractive form, foliage or flowers, Hebe are bushy evergreen shrubs with paired, simple leaves in shades of green, silver or variegated with creamy-white edges. Some turn bright pinkish-purple in cold weather, extending further their impact in the garden. From summer to fall, they usually boast flower spikes in white, purple, and pink attracting both bees and butterflies. Easy to grow, thriving with little maintenance, rarely bothered by pests and diseases, Hebe are wonderful in mixed borders, containers, coastal gardens or rock gardens.

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Hebe 'Emerald Gem'

Compact, rounded, Hebe 'Emerald Gem' is a dwarf evergreen shrub boasting a striking foliage of densely arranged, tiny, pointed, glossy apple-green leaves. Tough, hardy and easy to grow, 'Emerald Gem' features such a clean and tidy habit that it needs no attention.

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Hebe 'Frozen Flame'

Hebe 'Frozen Flame' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub forming a mound of slender, gray-green leaves with irregular creamy-white margins. Both leaf tips and edges turn bright pinkish-purple in cold weather. In summer, small lavender flowers appear on the tips of the branches. However, the main contribution of this evergreen shrub is its brightly colored foliage throughout the year. A great choice as a specimen plant, for containers or the mixed border.

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Hebe 'Heartbreaker'

Hebe 'Heartbreaker' is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub forming a neat mound of variegated green and cream leaves that turn vivid pink in colder weather. In summer, small lavender flowers appear on the tips of the branches. However, the main contribution of this evergreen shrub is its brightly colored foliage throughout the year. A great choice as a specimen plant, for containers, or for the front of the border.

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Hebe 'Silver Queen'

Hebe 'Silver Queen' is a bushy, spreading evergreen shrub forming a dense mound of broadly elliptic, dark green leaves with wide and irregular creamy-white margins. In summer, short spikes of purple flowers appear on the tips of the branches.

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Hebe buxifolia 'Patty's Purple'

Hebe buxifolia 'Patty's Purple' is a compact, rounded evergreen shrub forming a mound of very small, deep green leaves. Resembling boxwood, the foliage densely covers the striking wine-red stems. In summer, pretty spikes of lavender-purple flowers appear at the tips of the branches. They fade to white as they mature, creating a bicolor effect. Fast-growing, Hebe buxifolia 'Patty's Purple' is a great choice as a specimen plant, a low hedge, or a mixed border. Great in a seaside environment.

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Hebe cupressoides 'Boughton Dome'

Resembling a dwarf conifer, Hebe cupressoides 'Boughton Dome' is a splendid, low-growing, evergreen shrub forming a dense, symmetrical mound of small, gray-green leaves. Slow-growing, it forms a decorative dome, densely clothed with its cypress-like foliage. Unlike other hebes, which have small spikes of white, pink, or purple flowers, 'Boughton Dome' is not known to flower. A great choice for the rock garden.

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Hebe pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii'

One of the hardiest hebes, Hebe pinguifolia 'Sutherlandii' is a splendid, low-growing, evergreen shrub forming a dense mat of tiny, gray-green leaves. The leaves, crowded on the stems, give the plant a different texture from most other evergreen shrubs. In summer, short spikes of white flowers adorned with blue anthers appear above the foliage. The compact and tidy nature of this shrub makes it a valuable edging plant or ground cover.

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Hebe Purple Shamrock

Hebe Purple Shamrock is a compact, rounded, evergreen shrub forming a neat mound of long, variegated olive-green and creamy-yellow leaves attractively tinged pink to purple in colder weather. In summer, small lavender flowers appear on the tips of the branches. However, the main contribution of this evergreen shrub is its brightly colored foliage throughout the year. A great choice as a specimen plant, for containers, or for the front of the border.

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Hebe rakaiensis (Shrubby Veronica)

Compact, rounded, Hebe rakaiensis, commonly known as Shrubby Veronica, is a small, evergreen, dome-shaped shrub featuring tiny, bright glossy green leaves and short, dense spikes of white flowers from early to mid-summer.

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Hebe speciosa 'Variegata'

Hebe speciosa 'Variegata' is an upright, rounded, evergreen shrub forming a mound of slender, gray-green leaves with irregular creamy-white margins. Often purple-tinged when young, the foliage turns pinkish-purple in cold weather.

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Hebe topiaria (Topiarist's Hebe)

Hebe topiaria (Topiarist's Hebe) is a tidy and compact evergreen shrub boasting a striking foliage of densely arranged, small, pointed, deep gray-green leaves adorned with yellow-green edges. Topiarist's Hebe features such a clean and neat habit that it needs no attention. In summer, short racemes of white flowers resembling small white puffs appear on the tips of the branches. A great choice as a specimen plant or as an informal hedge.

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Hebe vernicosa (Varnished Hebe)

Compact, rounded, Hebe vernicosa (Varnished Hebe) is a small evergreen shrub with oval, glossy dark green leaves adorned with thin yellow margins. In late spring to early summer, racemes of small white or very pale blue flowers appear in the leaf axils. Providing color all year round, as well as form, texture, and contrast to its companion plants, Varnished Hebe is an excellent container subject and is also suitable for rock gardens. Its compact size makes it ideal for small gardens.

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