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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.

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Ross Galbreath, 'New Zealand species overseas - Plants overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10085/welsh-bred-hebe (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Sep 2007