Scientific Name: Helichrysum italicum
Common Name: curry plant, tall curry
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Open, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Alkaline, Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Bushy, evergreen shrub; stems woolly; leaves aromatic, silver-grey to yellowish green, about 3cm long.