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Scientific Name: Hebe ochracea ( syn. Veronica )
Pronunciation: HEE-bee ock-RAY-see-uh
Common Name: ochre whipcord hebe
Family Name: Plantaginaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Leaves scale-like, golden, forming threadlike foliage; lenticels prominent.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.0 - 1.5m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: Australia / New Zealand
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Filler, Group or mass planting, Small garden/space, Winter interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown may include H. 'James Stirling'
ochre whipcord hebe
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Scale-like
Arrangement: Imbricate, Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Green-yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Deltoid
Apices: Acute, Obtuse
Bases: Oblique (uneven)
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark Morphology: Prominent lenticels, Multi-stem trunk
Bark or Stem Colour: Grey, Green, Olive, Brown

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Fungal leaf spot, Root rot, ( Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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