Unusual and always popular, this little paper daisy catches the eye with its bright berry-like flowers popping against silver-white leaves. Cute potted plant, bedding annual, or in frost-free gardens, a striking silver perennial shrub.
Helichrysum amorginum Red Jewel DESCRIPTION: Mounding bushy plant with small neat silver-grey foliage, and clusters of small deep red buds that open into pink long-lasting papery flowers in spring to early summer. USES: In frost-free gardens, a striking foliage plant with the benefit of bright flowers. In colder climates treat as a bedding annual. PLANTING: Full sun to light shade, free draining soil, tolerates dry conditions much better than wet ones. CARE: Mulch on planting and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Trim as required to maintain compact growth. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30cm H x 30cm W.. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. May be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on.
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