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botanical name:
Hebe recurva 'Aoira'
Hebe recurva 'Aoira' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Makes a neat dome-shaped small shrub with narrow greyish leaves, up to about 4cm long, that curve slightly backwards. White flowers in July and August. Very similar in form to the species.

Well drained soil in full sun. Very drought tolerant. Fairly hardy but may need a sheltered position in areas with cold winters.

By semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn.

other notes:
From the northern part of South Island, New Zealand.

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