Hebe 'Emerald Gem' (syn.'Green Globe') Scrophulariaceae
Emerald Gem Hebe, Green Globe Hebe HEE-bee
- Evergreen shrub, dwarf, globe-shaped, compact, to about 12 inches high (30 cm), upright green shoots. Leaves tiny, glossy, densely arranged. Flowers small, appear in summer.
- Sun or part shade. Royal Hort. Soc., Award of Garden Merit 1993.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8 Found in the Ruahine Mountains, New Zealand; possibly a hybrid between H. odora and H. subsimilis (Hiller, 1998).
- Oregon State Univ., North Willimette Research and Extension Center, Aurora.