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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
By semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn.

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

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