Story: New Zealand species overseas

Welsh-bred hebe

Welsh-bred hebe

New Zealand hebes are popular in Britain as garden shrubs, and over the years British gardeners have bred many new varieties. This pink-flowering variety, ‘Great Orme', was bred in Wales around 1960.

Using this item

HabitasOnline - Ulster Museum Sciences Division
Photograph by Paul Hackney

© Paul Hackney

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Ross Galbreath, 'New Zealand species overseas - Plants overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Sep 2007