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Sunrose
Scientific Name: Helianthemum nummularium (L.) Mill.
Synonym:
Family: Cistaceae
Sunrose (Helianthemum  nummularium)
Helianthemum 'Cherry Red' at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden in late May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Turkey, most variety sold are hybrids

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrubs, up to 8 inches tall (20 cm), 3 feet spread (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Light to moderate water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings


Helianthemum is from the greek for 'sun flower'

Cultural Practices:
Cut the spent flowers to encourage a second blooming period in autumn.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms from April to June in Arizona

Fruiting Habits:


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