Helichrysum Silver Large Leaf

Helichrysum (Licorice Plant) hel-ih-KRY-sum

Silver Large Leaf:

Silver-gray foliage adds contrast to any garden or multi-species container planting. Hot, dry conditions are no match for this plant. The soft silvery foliage keeps its cool where other plants would surely wilt. Perfectly sized for rock gardens and border fronts. Because it has a trailing habit, this plant looks great in hanging baskets and containers. Excellent cut flowers for fresh or dried arrangements.

Height: 12″/Spread: 24″

Foliage Accent

Full to Part Sun

Size Available: 1801

Description

Helichrysum (Licorice Plant) hel-ih-KRY-sum

Helichrysum is the Latin name for a flowering plant meaning “immortal” or “everlasting.” It grows wild in the Mediterranean region of southern Europe. Famous for its exotic, spicy scent, many perfume makers use helichrysum in their products. The flowers and leaves of helichrysum plants have additional uses in traditional medicine in Europe, particularly Italy, Spain, Portugal and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Easy to grow, this plant is drought tolerant and requires low care and has low water needs.