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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Liquorice Plant
synonyms: Helichrysum petiolatum
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: cream
main season: All Year
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
Mound-forming or trailing evergreen shrub, branching stems and ovate to heart-shaped, densely woolly, grey-green leaves, almost white underneath. Rounded or flattened corymbs of off-white flowerheads with yellow centres in late summer and autumn.
Well drained poor to moderate, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Needs a warm location or protection from frost.
From semi-ripe cuttings taken in summer.
Containers, hanging baskets and summer bedding.