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Helianthemum ‘Hartswood Ruby’
Helianthemum ‘Hartswood Ruby’
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Helianthemum ‘Hartswood Ruby’

Rock Rose

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.250.160

(=‘Hartswood’) A colourful selection of Rock Rose, this is a good plant for growing in the rock garden, gravel scree, alpine trough or using as an edging along a sunny pathway. Single, saucer-shaped, yellow-eyed, true red flowers appear over a shrubby mound of narrow, glossy, green leaves in late spring and last well into midsummer. Plants must have very good drainage, particularly through the winter. Evergreen. Drought tolerant, once established. Also tolerant of poor, sandy soils. Shear lightly after flowering, by no more than half. Otherwise, no pruning is generally required. From Blooms of Bressingham®. USPP#20044: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Helianthemum ‘Hartswood Ruby’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   30-35 cm
   12-14 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate