‘James Stirling’ is a slow-growing, flat-topped, evergreen shrub. The minute, old-gold coloured foliage closely covers the branches, hence the name whipcord hebe. In late spring to early summer it has white flowers at the branch tips.
Common Name: Whipcord Hebe
Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: In mountain scrub in western Nelson, in the north of the South Island, New Zealand.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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