Scientific Name: Hebe 'Blue Mist' ( syn. Veronica )Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Blue Mist hebe Texture:Medium
Family Name:PlantaginaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Succulent, Prickly, Glabrous, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Blue, May- Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Small, evergreen shrub; leaves smooth, lanceolate, powdery, opposite (each leaf pair is at a right angle to the leaves above and below - very geometric in arrangement - this uniformity of size and arrangment gives it an almost artifical look).