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Showy flowers, resembling rock roses (Cistus and Helianthemum) for the front of the border, rock garden or container.

Genus of 9-12 species of evergreen shrubs found in thickets, rocky and sandy places and dry woodland in the Mediterranean, Turkey and North Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - light- to grey-green leaves.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Full sun - requires a sheltered warm spot. Will not tolerate cold, drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - flowers best in regions with long, hot summers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean,Turkey, N. Africa.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
Halimium - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of HALIMIUM

HALIMIUM calycinum

HALIMIUM calycinum  >

Commonly known as: Yellow rock rose.
(libanotis) - semi-erect habit with linear leaves and strong yellow flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
July - ready soon


HALIMIUM 'Susan'  >

A compact, dwarf, spreading shrub with rounded leaves. Golden-yellow flowers with a reddish-brown blotch at the base
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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