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Licorice Plant; Trailing Dusty Miller
Scientific Name: Helichrysum petiolare Hiliard & B.L.Burtt
Synonym:
Family: Asteraceae
Licorice Plant; Trailing Dusty Miller  (Helichrysum  petiolare) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,22-24 or as annual
USDA: 9b-11 or as annual

Sun Exposure: Part sun to full sun

Origin: South Africa

Growth Habits: Perennial

Watering Needs: Likes good drainage an moist soil.

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings


This is not the plant from which the licorice roots are taken. It does have a weak licorice scent when the foliage is crushed. It makes an attractive addition as a trailing plant or hanging pot.
Here in Phoenix, it has problems surviving the summer heat.

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