Helianthemum 'Wisley Primrose'

9cm pot £5.99
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Buy Helianthemum 'Wisley Primrose' rock rose: Low-growing with lemon-coloured flowers

This perennial is semi-evergreen so it can lose some of its leaves in winter. In colder regions or more exposed gardens, it may lose them all, but then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Forming a spreading mound of grey-green leaves, this mainly-evergreen shrub looks wonderful planted in an alpine bed, en masse on a slope, or in a pot on the terrace. The lemon coloured flowers appear over a long period from late spring. Once established it becomes drought tolerant and it thrives in hot, sunny spots where little else will grow. It also copes well with salt laden wind so is a good choice for coastal gardens.

  • Garden Care: Prune in mid to late summer after flowering, cutting back any straggly stems.

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Lovely Helianthum

5

In the garden, had to keep a watch on it in the drought, but I've kept it alive!

Lesles

East Sussex

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I would but this product again

4

Has very quickly established and is now covering the stones dividing the gravel area and the border with lovely low growing flowers.

Arton Friday

Somerset

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An attractive useful evergreen

5

I bought these simply for some evergreen ground cover and was pleasantly surprised by how attractive and long flowering they are. The foliage is a very similar colour to "snow in summer" and I have them blended together nicely (by accident if I'm honest) They didn't seem bothered by the -6C it reached this winter.

Idlehands

London

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