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Helianthemum 'Honeymoon' (Rock rose 'Honeymoon')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Helianthemum 'Honeymoon'

Other names

Rock rose 'Honeymoon'

Genus

Helianthemum Helianthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Honeymoon' _ 'Honeymoon' is a low-growing, erect to spreading, evergreen shrub with oblong, slightly hairy, mid-green leaves and single, apricot to orange flowers in late spring and summer.


Helianthemum 'Honeymoon' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Flower

Orange, Apricot in Spring; Apricot, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Helianthemum 'Honeymoon' (Rock rose 'Honeymoon') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, alkaline to neutral soil in full sun. Prune annually, to prevent leggy growth. It may not regenerate from old wood.

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 'Honeymoon'

Other names

Rock rose 'Honeymoon'

Genus

Helianthemum Helianthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Honeymoon' _ 'Honeymoon' is a low-growing, erect to spreading, evergreen shrub with oblong, slightly hairy, mid-green leaves and single, apricot to orange flowers in late spring and summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading


Colour

Flower

Orange, Apricot in Spring; Apricot, Orange in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Helianthemum 'Honeymoon' (Rock rose 'Honeymoon') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, alkaline to neutral soil in full sun. Prune annually, to prevent leggy growth. It may not regenerate from old wood.

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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