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Helianthemum (Sun Rose)
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Including Helianthemum varieties Henfield Brilliant, Wisley Primrose, St. Mary’s, Cheviot, and Wisley Pink

Helianthemum

Sun Rose

Evergreen subshrubs and members of the Cistus family, Sun Roses come from the Mediterranean. Tolerant of drought and salt spray, they exhibit the general hardiness that makes them welcome in a rock garden. Let them cascade over a wall or some other sunny, well drained location.

Tufted with yellow stamens, their fleeting, silky, roselike blossoms provide a luminous and continuous display against small-sized matte foliage. Capable of quick infill, combine the Sun Roses with traditional companions like Lavenders, Euphorbias and Origanums.

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Helianthemum ‘Belgravia Rose’  full sun
Helianthemum  Belgravia Rose

Noted as one of the earliest and most bountiful bloomers among our Helianthemum selections, ‘Belgravia Rose’ boasts a pretty showing of chiffonlike rose pink flowers with sprightly yellow centers poised above fine textured sage green leaves.

Blooms April–June.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Belgravia Rose’ (P-1729)
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Helianthemum ‘Cheviot’  full sun
Helianthemum  Cheviot

In mouthwatering peach colors, ‘Cheviot’s dainty blossoms dress up its pearly gray foliage. Euphorbia ‘Red Wing’ highlights the splendor.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Cheviot’ (p-1084)
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Helianthemum ‘Dazzler’  full sun
Helianthemum  Dazzler

With silken delicacy, saffron-eyed, deep crimson-red blooms festoon ‘Dazzler’s narrow-leafed green mat.

Blooms May – July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Dazzler’ (P-1519)
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Helianthemum ‘Fire Dragon’  full sun
Helianthemum  Fire Dragon

Set off by a foil of silver-green foliage, the vivid orange-scarlet flowers blaze with intensity.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Fire Dragon’ (p-1293)
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Helianthemum ‘Henfield Brilliant’  full sun  drought tolerant
Helianthemum  Henfield Brilliant

Paper-thin, bright orange-red blooms make a toasty statement against a bed of gray-green leaves.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Henfield Brilliant’ (P-0943)
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Helianthemum ‘St. Mary’s’  full sun
Helianthemum  St. Mary’s

Imparting a crisp elegance, sheet-white flowers lifted on wiry stems illuminate this Sunrose’s sturdy, deep green foliage.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 2' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘St. Mary’s’ (P-1339)
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Helianthemum ‘Wisley Pink’  full sun

Delicate rose-pink blooms adorn the very silvery foliage of this Helianthemum. Contrast ‘Wisley Pink’s soft and alluring demeanor with fellow Mediterranean, Eryngium variifolium.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Wisley Pink’ (P-0944)
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Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’  full sun  drought tolerant
Helianthemum  Wisley Primrose

Like tiny suns, ‘Wisley Primrose’s soft yellow blooms warm its gray-green foliar mass. A swathe of Nepeta nervosa’s blue flowers highlights the splendor.

Blooms May–July.

Size: 8" high x 18" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’ (P-0898)
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