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Helichrysum bellidioides

New Zealand everlasting flower

A. bellidioides is a mat-forming evergreen perennial with obovate leaves, white-felted beneath, and white-hairy stems bearing daisy-like everlasting white flower-heads in late spring and early summer

Other common names
hells bells
Synonyms
Helichrysum bellidioides

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White
Summer White
Autumn
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Matforming
Name status

Correct

Plant range
New Zealand

How to grow

Cultivation

Needs a gritty, sharp, well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from winter wet and cold, drying winds

Propagation

Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Gravel garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Rock garden
Pruning

Pruning group 10, after flowering

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

May be affected by powdery mildews

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