Scientific Name: Helianthemum nummularium Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:rock rose Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CistaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Pubescent, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, Yellow, Red, White, Pink, May- Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
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Key ID Features:An evergreen trailing plant; flowers saucer-shaped in loose terminal clusters, bright yellow, stamens bright orange and in tight cluster that is sensitive to touch (spread outwards to reveal the tall stigma in the middle).