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Ruby Cluster Strawflower

Helichrysum amorginum 'Blorub'

SKU
07353
Compact plants with woolly, silver-green leaves add an unusual texture to the garden. In summer, showy clusters of ball-shaped, deep pink buds are cradled in the soft foliage mounds. They open to starry white flowers with prominent yellow centers. Provides excellent contrast in mixed containers. From Rozanne and Friends™. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationhel-i-KRI-sum am-or-RIJ-in-um
Average Size at MaturityForms shrubby mound 8 to 10 in. tall, 8 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsNew Zealand Flax (Phormium); Yarrow (Achillea); Salvia (Salvia); Rock Rose (Cistus); Lavender (Lavandula)

Provide average, enriched, loose, well-drained soil; does not tolerate heavy, water-logged soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish the root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild dry spells. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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