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Helichrysum bellidioides (New Zealand everlasting flower)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Helichrysum bellidioides

Other names

New Zealand everlasting flower

Genus

Helichrysum Helichrysum

Species

H. bellidioides - H. bellidioides is a mat-forming, evergreen, perennial with obovate mid-green leaves with white-felted undersides. It has white-hairy stems and bears daisy-like everlasting white flowers in late spring and early summer.


Helichrysum bellidioides is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green, White in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Helichrysum bellidioides (New Zealand everlasting flower) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in gritty, sharp, well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from winter wet and cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Helichrysum bellidioides

Other names

New Zealand everlasting flower

Genus

Helichrysum Helichrysum

Species

H. bellidioides - H. bellidioides is a mat-forming, evergreen, perennial with obovate mid-green leaves with white-felted undersides. It has white-hairy stems and bears daisy-like everlasting white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Mid-green, White in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Helichrysum bellidioides (New Zealand everlasting flower) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in gritty, sharp, well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from winter wet and cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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