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Helianthemum apenninum (Rock Rose)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Alpine, Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Silver Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Helianthemum apenninum:
  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
Design & Plant Use for Helianthemum apenninum:
  • Evergreen ground cover suitable for problematic dry soils in full sun
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location
  • Low growing ground cover planting on dry chalky soils

Common Missspellings: Heleanthemum, Hellianthemum, Heleanthemum