Hebe stricta (koromiko)
Hebe stricta is an open branching shrub found throughout New Zealand. Its long narrow leaves are deep green and glossy. The white mauve-tinged flowers appear on 7-15cm spikes during summer. Koromiko (common name) grows quickly to about 2m and makes an attractive revegetation plant. Pruning is important to maintain a good shape. It is also a hardy landscape plant.