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Helichrysum

Helichrysum sutherlandii

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

60cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Helichrysum Overview

Helichrysum sutherlandii grows in clumps hanging from crevices in cliff faces and rock outcrops at high altitudes. It is a lax rounded shrublet with the flowering stems that stand out above the leaves.

Common problems with Helichrysum

Generally problem free.

    How to harvest Helichrysum

    Flowers can be harvested and dried or used fresh.

    How to propagate Helichrysum

    Seed

    Sow smoke treated seeds from summer to autumn in well drained sandy medium.

    Cuttings

    Root tip or stem cuttings in autumn or spring in a rooting medium of equal parts bark and polystyrene chips.

    Special features of Helichrysum

    Drought resistant

    Adapted to dry summer conditions

    Attractive leaves

    Small grey leaves.