Great Orme Hebe

Hebe 'Great Orme'

Bright pink 4-inch long flower spikes slowly fade to white giving a bicolor effect. Shiny light green leaves line the brown stems. A fine choice for containers or as a low hedge. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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LoreAlthough it is from New Zealand, this Hebe is named after Great Orme, Wales, famous for its ancient copper mines.
Average Size at MaturityRounded shrub 4 1/2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate summer until frost
Design IdeasA stylishl 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureYear-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureSummer Flowering

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.

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