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Helichrysum trilineatum SteppeSuns 'Hokubetsi'


Helichrysum trilineatum SteppeSuns 'Hokubetsi' is a woody shrub with yellow flowers and silver foliage.

Helichrysum trilineatum SteppeSuns 'Hokubetsi' is a dense, rounded, silvery shrub from the mountain ranges of South Africa growing 36 inches high by 48 inches wide. Stems and foliage are fuzzy which provides protection from extreme cold and intense sunlight. During winter, the small leaves may curl up and some may fall off but this does not distract from its silver habit. It produces clusters of tiny yellow flowers in summer. Drought tolerant. Prune to shape in spring. Great in xeriscape gardens. Attracts pollinators. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Helichrysum

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: Silver

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Grows high up in mountain ranges of southern Africa.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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