In borders, in rock gardens or on low walls. The plants require sun and occasionally some shelter.
Porous, sandy soil is best.
Fromtaken in winter.
armstrongii: Height 30-60 cm; small white in early to mid summer. Fan-shaped and branching, the tiny, scale-shaped , 2 mm across, grow close to the twigs. The colour is bronze green.
buxifolia: Height 30 cm; dense white flower-spikes, 3 cm long, in summer months. The small, evergreen overlap like roof tiles and resemble the foliage of Buxus. Hebe cupressoides: Height 25 cm; pale-blue or white flowers in summer months. The foliage resembles that of a small cypress. Sensitive to frost.