Hebe stricta, commonly called koromiko, is a plant of the family Plantaginaceae, which is endemic to New Zealand. Recently Hebe stricta has been reclassified and the botanical name has changed to Veronica stricta.
A hebe found throughout the North Island with long pale green leaves and tiny white flowers in summer into a dense inflourences longer than the leaves . The koromiko is a hardy plant and does not tolerate shade. Full sun only and prefers open habitats on edge of bush and wetlands as it tolerates wet areas.