Helichrysum petiolare

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Description : The Helichrysum petiolare has a soft densely felted foliage which has a slight licorice fragrance,  mostly grown for its exceptionally beautiful foliage. This evergreen shrub is drought tolerant and requires low maintenance and low watering
Common Name/s : Licorice Plant
Origin : South Africa
Habit : Shrub, Groundcover and Trailing
Height : up to 0.6m in height
Width : up to 1.5m in width
Growth Rate : Fast Growing and Dense
Foliage : Silvery Grey, rounded in shape
Flowers : Yes
Flower Description : White tiny flowers that are insignifant
Flowers colours : White and Cream
Fruit : Not known to have fruits
Position : Full Sun and Part Shade
Common Pest And Diseases : Not known to have any pests or diseases
Soil Type : Can be grown in clay, loam and sand – needs to be well drained. If the soil is very moist the plant may rot
Care And Maintenance : Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks and keep well mulched. Lightly prune in the warmer months to maintain shape and size
Pot Size: 250mm

Additional information

Pot Size



Full Sun, Full Sun to Part Shade, Part Shade

Flowers colours

White and Cream

Plant Type

Evergreen Shrub, Groundcover