Great Orme Hebe
Hebe 'Great Orme'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||Although it is from New Zealand, this Hebe is named after Great Orme, Wales, famous for its ancient copper mines.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Rounded shrub 4 1/2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late summer until frost|
|Design Ideas||A stylish shrub for foundation planting under medium height windows that need vent of footing cover up. Use as a natural hedge or partition to define garden spaces. Insert into mixed borders for unique form and color accent. A fine choice for small urban gardens where beauty of this shrub will be most appreciated. Equally suited for pots and troughs as well as square boxes in modernistic compositions.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||This cute little shrub belongs with other small stature companions such as Thumbelina Leigh English Lavender, (Lavandula angustifolia 'Thumbelina Leigh') and Itsy Bitsy Rose False Heather, (Cuphea hyssopifolia 'Mon Troy'). Grow with highbrow perennial Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower, (Echinacea 'CBG Clone 2'), Abbey Road Masterwort, (Astrantia major 'Abbey Road') and Shenandoah Mountain Coral Bells, (Heuchera x 'Shenandoah Mountain').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11