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Helichrysum

Helichrysum spp.

Full Sun
Light watering

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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A photo of Helichrysum
A photo of Helichrysum
A photo of Helichrysum
A photo of Helichrysum
A photo of Helichrysum

Overview

Helichrysum is a large genus containing around 560 species of herbaceous annual, evergreen perennial or shrub species in the Asteraceae family. These plants originate from Africa, with a centre of diversity in South Africa, they are also found in Madagascar, Europe and Australasia. These plants are distinguished by their narrow hairy grey-green leaves and papery everlasting flower heads. In cultivation, many are grown as tender annuals for their foliage or flowers

Propagation

Cuttings

Seed

Special Features

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

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