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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Silver Mist Helichrysum

  • Silver Mist Helichrysum - Bloom
  • Silver Mist Helichrysum - Container
  • Silver Mist Helichrysum - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Helichrysum microphyllum (Plectostachys serphyllifolia)

Common Name: Licorice Plant

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 26" (46 - 66cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Adds texture to mixed combinations, silver foliage reflects the colors around it.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks

  • Accent plant for mixed containers and landscapes, as well as an indoor plant. 
  • Full, mounded and spreading plants branch well without pinching. 
  • Silver colour intensifies with more light; under lower light, foliage appears more green.