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HELIANTHEMUM 'Wisley Primrose'

Commonly known as Rock rose, Sun rose

Primrose-yellow flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Evergreen - grey-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 20-30cm (8-12in)
  • Spread - 30-40cm (12-16in)
  • Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - spreading shrub. Flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • 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
20-30cm (8-12in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30-40cm (12-16in)
 

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