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Helianthemum 'Ben Alder'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Rock rose, Sun rose
shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
growth rate: slow
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Spreading, small alpine shrub with small green leaves and dark orange flowers in summer.
Very well drained, poorish soil in full sun. Drought tolerant.
Trim after flowering.
By softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer