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Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' (Rock rose 'Ben Fhada')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

Other names

Rock rose 'Ben Fhada', Helianthemum apenninum 'Ben Fhada'

Genus

Helianthemum Helianthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Ben Fhada' _ 'Ben Fhada' is a spreading, evergreen shrub with linear, bright green leaves and single, bright yellow flowers with orange centres in late spring and early summer.


Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Flower

Orange, Bright-yellow in Spring; Orange, Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Prune annually after flowering to prevent it becoming leggy. It may not regenerate from old wood.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' (Rock rose 'Ben Fhada') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, alkaline or neutral soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada'

Other names

Rock rose 'Ben Fhada', Helianthemum apenninum 'Ben Fhada'

Genus

Helianthemum Helianthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Ben Fhada' _ 'Ben Fhada' is a spreading, evergreen shrub with linear, bright green leaves and single, bright yellow flowers with orange centres in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading


Colour

Flower

Orange, Bright-yellow in Spring; Orange, Bright-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Prune annually after flowering to prevent it becoming leggy. It may not regenerate from old wood.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Helianthemum 'Ben Fhada' (Rock rose 'Ben Fhada') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, alkaline or neutral soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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