HELIANTHEMUM

Commonly known as Rock rose, Sun rose

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Abundant colourful little flowers generally about an inch across on spreading shrubs for a hot sunny spot.

Genus of about 110 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs occurring in alpine meadows or open scrub in North and South America, Asia, Europe and, North Africa, particularly around the Mediterranean.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Evergreen or semi evergreen shrubs. Oblong to linear, silver- to grey-green leaves.
  • Alpine or rock plant
    These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their 5-petalled, brightly-coloured flowers which bloom over a long period.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    North and South America, Europe, northern Africa, Asia.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to alkaline soil
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Butterfly friendly
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Helianthemum - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of HELIANTHEMUM

HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben Fhada'

HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben Fhada'

Rock rose, Sun rose

yellow flowers with orange eye

 
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HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben Ledi'

HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben Ledi'

Rock rose, Sun rose

red flowers

 
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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben More'

HELIANTHEMUM 'Ben More'

Rock rose, Sun rose

deep orange flower

 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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HELIANTHEMUM 'The Bride'

HELIANTHEMUM 'The Bride'

Rock rose, Sun rose

silvery foliage and white flowers

 
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HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Pink'

HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Pink'

Rock rose, Sun rose

delicate pink flowers

 
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HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Primrose'

HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Primrose'

Rock rose, Sun rose

primrose-yellow flowers

 
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