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Helianthemum Collection

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

Hardy Shrub

Showy dwarf evergreen shrubs which spread quickly over rocks and slopes and make ideal ground cover. The attractive foliage is smothered from late spring with masses of 2.5cm (1 inch) flowers resembling wild roses in pink, lemon, copper, red, purple and white. They love the sun and stand hot, dry conditions very well. Height: 9-12 inches.

Ideal For:
ground cover, cottage gardens, alpine & rockery, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, coastal garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (250 helianthemum seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £2.19 £0.99
Sow from late winter to early summer on the surface of John Innes seed compost. Make sure that the compost is moist but not wet and seal in a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 15-20 days at 21-24C (70-75F). Transplant when large enough to handle into 8cm (3in) pots. Grow on in a coldframe and later plant out 30-45cm (12-18in) apart into well drained soil in a sunny position.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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