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Hebe elliptica /Hebe

Hebe elliptica  / Hebe elliptica
Attractive lavender flowers and fleshy foliage
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Attractive lavender flowers and fleshy foliage

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Fruit formed following flowering

Developing flowers

Foliage on a mature plant

Flower and foliage

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Scientific Name: Hebe elliptica
Common Name: Hebe
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: White, Purple
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: Native to New Zealand. Forms an evergreen,bushy shrub with fleshy green leaves with light edges. Flowers can vary from nearly white to mauve to darker purple. Especially well adapted to windy, coastal sites.