An evergreen shrub with an open arching habit. The small grey leaves which are sometimes edged in red contrast starkly with the thin black branches. The flowers are small and light blue-mauve and bloom in early summer. ‘Quicksilver’ is a seedling of H. pimeleoides selected for its markedly grey foliage.
Common Name: Hebe
Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Stem Colour: Black
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Sparse grassland or stony places in the drier mountains of Marlborough and Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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