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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

HALIMIUM calycinum

Commonly known as Yellow rock rose

(libanotis) - semi-erect habit with linear leaves and strong yellow flowers
Further Reading....

 

  • Evergreen - linear, revolute (margins curled downwards) leaves 1-3.5cm (½-1½in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - 80cm (32in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - low-growing shrub. Produces flowers singly or in few-flowered terminal cymes
  • 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 - - good for coastal planting. A drought-tolerant plant for a warm spot.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southern Spain, western Portugal
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - to 2.5cm (1in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver - - silver-grey
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil -
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
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