The dazzling silver-grey foliage with a highly aromatic scent creates a compact form, and has contrasting sulphur-yellow flowers in summer.
Month Available: June
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: Foliage colour
Height / Spread: 75cm x 75cm (30in x 30in)
This is a great plant, but it needs protection from winter wet and cold, drying winds so think carefully about where to plant it.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery Mildew
Plant Care: Simply trim to shape after flowering, any hard pruning can be done in spring.
Care and Time: Medium - spring
Warning: Toxic if eaten.
Benefits: Aromatic foliage, foliage colour, evergreen.
History: Commonly known as the curry plant, Helichrysum is a large genus of plants covering annuals, evergreen and herbaceous perennials and shrubs.
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