Hebe 'Wiri Joy'
Wiri Joy Hebe
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen shrub, compact, neat, growing to 30 inches (80 cm) high. Leaves dark green, shiny, lanceolate, about 5 cm long. Flowers pink-purple, appear in summer.
- Sun or part shade
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8 Raised in 1982 at the Auckland Regional Botanic Garden by Jack Hobbs, as part of a program to breed hebes suitable for the Auckland, New Zealand climate. The parents are Hebe 'Carnea' and Hebe speciosa (Hebe Society web site, 2005).