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Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Hebe 'Great Orme'.

Material uses

Can be used as a hedge in maritime areas, it is very resistant to salt winds[1].
There are no material uses listed for Hebe 'Great Orme'.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Hebe 'Great Orme'.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in spring. Only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. This species is a hybrid and will not breed true from seed.

Cuttings of half ripe wood, 3 - 5cm with a heel, July/August in a frame.

Cuttings of mature wood, late autumn or winter in a frame.

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Cultivation

Prefers a position in full sun, succeeding in most well-drained soils with some shelter from cold winds[1]. Dislikes very dry soils and water-logged soils, but is somewhat drought tolerant when established[2]. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution and maritime exposure[1].

Plants are hardy to about -10°c. They grow well in a dry border in an Essex garden[2]. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus[1]. Tolerant of pruning, plants can be cut back into old wood if required[3]. Closely related to H. 'Carnea'[1]. This species is very easy to transplant and, with care, it can even be moved when in flower.

Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[1].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Hebe 'Great Orme'. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Hebe 'Great Orme'.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Hebe 'Great Orme'
Genus
Hebe
Family
Scrophulariaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
6
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
  • Drought
  • Strong wind
  • Maritime exposure
Ecosystems
Native Climate Zones
None listed.
Adapted Climate Zones
None listed.
Native Geographical Range
None listed.
Native Environment
None listed.
Ecosystem Niche
None listed.
Root Zone Tendancy
None listed.
Life
Deciduous or Evergreen
Herbaceous or Woody
Life Cycle
Growth Rate
?
Mature Size
Fertility
?
Pollinators
?
Flower Colour
?
Flower Type











References

  1. ? 1.01.11.21.31.41.51.61.7 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
  2. ? 2.02.1 Chatto. B. The Dry Garden. Dent ISBN 0460045512 (1982-00-00)
  3. ? Brickell. C. The RHS Gardener's Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd. ISBN 0-86318-386-7 (1990-00-00)