Family: Asteraceae Genus:Helichrysum Species:italicum Common Name: Curry Plant Synonym:Helichrysum angustifolium Type: Perennial evergreen Hardiness: Hardy Light: Full sun Soil: Well drained, neutral to alkaline Height and spread: 35cm x 25cm Flower: June - August, Yellow
The silvery grey curry-scented hairy leaves provide all year round colour for pots and other containers. It has received an Award of Garden Merit from the RHS. Finely chopped it can be used in cooking with fish and chicken.
Cultivation: Prune in the spring and protect from being too wet in winter.