HELICHRYSUM italicum subsp. serotinum

Commonly known as Curry plant

Strong aromatic leaves and yellow flowerheads from summer to autumn
Further Reading....
  • 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

HELICHRYSUM italicum subsp. serotinum

 
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  • 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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