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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.


Showy flowers, resembling rock roses (Cistus and Helianthemum) for the front of the border, rock garden or container.

Genus of 9-12 species of evergreen shrubs found in thickets, rocky and sandy places and dry woodland in the Mediterranean, Turkey and North Africa.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - light- to grey-green leaves.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Full sun - requires a sheltered warm spot. Will not tolerate cold, drying winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - flowers best in regions with long, hot summers.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean,Turkey, N. Africa.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil - - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
Halimium - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of HALIMIUM

HALIMIUM calycinum

HALIMIUM calycinum  >

Commonly known as: Yellow rock rose.
(libanotis) - semi-erect habit with linear leaves and strong yellow flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant


HALIMIUM 'Susan'  >

A compact, dwarf, spreading shrub with rounded leaves. Golden-yellow flowers with a reddish-brown blotch at the base
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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