Hebe 'Patty's Purple' Scrophulariaceae
Patty's Purple Boxleaf Hebe, Patty's Purple Veronica HEE-bee
- Evergreen shrub, to 3ft (0.9 m), equal width, stems wine red. Leaves densely 4 ranked (decussate, alternate pairs at right angles), 10-20 mm long, dark green. Flowers purple and white, 10 mm wide, in terminal clusters.
- Sun or part shade. Can be used as a low hedge or container plant. Grows best in a seaside environment.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8
- Oregon State Univ. campus: north of entrance to Milam Auditorium (froze out in 1998-99, replanted spring 1999).