Shrub

Curry Plant (aka Helichrysum italicum)

  • Location:

    I am native of the mediterranean and can grow up to an altitude of 1700m
  • Looks:

    I am a bushy subshrub with narrow silver grey leaves and yellow dome clustered flowers
  • Height:

    I can grow up to 60cm with a bigger spread
  • Environment:

    Pots, beds or borders. I prefer full sun and a little shelter, but will manage in partial shade
  • Flowers:

    My flowers will appear in Summer
  • Grooming:

    Prune me after I flower or in the subsequent early Spring
  • Life Span:

    I will be silver all year round with my flowers returning in Spring
  • Feeding:

    I prefer to be on the dry side
  • Fact:

    Although I smell of curry I don't taste like it!
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