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Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’


Rock Rose

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.250.030


Rock Roses are versatile shrubby perennials, excellent for growing in the rock garden, or at the front of a hot, sunny border. This selection has single soft primrose-yellow flowers, over a mound of silvery-grey foliage. Plants must have very good drainage, particularly through the winter. Trim plants lightly with hedge shears immediately after blooming, to prevent opening up in the middle. Evergreen in most areas. Drought tolerant, once established, these will also put up with poor, sandy soils.

Further details for
Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Silver
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’


Rock Rose

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.250.030


Rock Roses are versatile shrubby perennials, excellent for growing in the rock garden, or at the front of a hot, sunny border. This selection has single soft primrose-yellow flowers, over a mound of silvery-grey foliage. Plants must have very good drainage, particularly through the winter. Trim plants lightly with hedge shears immediately after blooming, to prevent opening up in the middle. Evergreen in most areas. Drought tolerant, once established, these will also put up with poor, sandy soils.

Further details for
Helianthemum ‘Wisley Primrose’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Silver
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium