Great Orme Hebe
Hebe 'Great Orme'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|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 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.|
|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.|
|Key Feature||Summer 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 11