‘Great Orme’ Hebe: Our Favorite Flowers

Attract butterflies to your garden with these pink beauties.
Hebe Great Orme Ideal for City or Seaside Gardens

Hebe Great Orme Ideal for City or Seaside Gardens

Photo by: DK - Gardening Step by Step © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Gardening Step by Step , 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Hebes thrive in the cool summers and mild winters of the Pacific Northwest and northern California. ‘Great Orme’ hebe prefers full sun to dappled shade and moist, well-drained soil. Butterflies find it hard to resist the blooms that begin in late summer and fade to white. Use this gorgeous evergreen shrub in foundation plantings and borders wherever summers are relatively mild and winters are USDA Zone 6 or warmer.

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