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HELICHRYSUM italicum subsp. serotinum

Commonly known as Curry plant

Strong aromatic leaves and yellow flowerheads from summer to autumn
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  • Evergreen - linear, silver-grey leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Herb
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - compact subshrub. Flowerheads in corymbs to 8cm (3in) 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 - Pests & Diseases - - powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - southern Europe.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - intensely aromatic.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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