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Hélianthème: the flower of the sun

Hélianthème: the flower of the sun

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Sunflower is a generous and abundant flowering perennial.

Excellent plant used as a ground cover, its maintenance is relatively easy and the effect very decorative for your garden, your borders.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Helianthemum nummularium
Family : Cistaceae
Type : Perennial

: 15 to 30 cm
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Ordinary, well drained

Flowering : May to September

Planting the heliantheme

Prefer a planting helianthemums in spring respecting a spacing of 30/40 cm between each foot.

  • Choose a sunny location
  • Turn the soil well before planting in order to have a light and well-drained soil
  • Sunflower grows very well in pots or containers

Multiply your helianthemums

Certainly the most economical way to create new perennial beds but also a good way to invigorate your helianthemum plants, there are 2 methods.

  • By division of the tuft in early spring or after flowering.
  • Multiplication by cuttings in spring or late summer on non-flowering stems.

Pruning, maintenance of the helianthemum

No pruning is essential, but by cutting back as short as possible in the fall, you regenerate the stalk for the next flowering.

Sunflower tolerates drought quite well when planted in the ground.

In pots or vats, you need to provide regular watering, especially in the event of drought or hot weather

To know about the helianthemum

The heliantheme, whose name means "flower of the sun" in Greek, is a perennial with a bushy habit that quickly takes on the appearance of ground cover.

Native to North Africa and the Balearics, it is close to cistus and even part of the same family.

It offers pretty little flowers in various colors depending on the species, ranging from yellow to red, including pink and orange.

It is easy to grow, to maintain and you will install it as well in beds, borders or rockeries as in pots or planters.

Smart tip about helianthemum

When planting, you can add a little sand to improve drainage as this plant is afraid of standing water at the roots.

Video: Flower In the Sun Live at the Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA - April 1968 (July 2022).


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