Helichrysum petiolare 'Limelight'
everlasting flower 'Limelight'
'Limelight' is a trailing evergreen shrub to 45cm in height, with long stems bearing broadly ovate to rounded, lime-green, somewhat woolly leaves and lax sprays of insignificant, dull cream flower-heads
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height1–2 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
Helichrysum can be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials or shrubs, usually with grey-hairy foliage and papery everlasting flower-heads
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How to grow
Ideal foliage bedding for dry, sunny sites - often used as trailing plant in hanging baskets or troughs
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Flower borders and beds
Trim as required
Generally pest free
May be affected by powdery mildews
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