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|Positive ||vossner ||On Jul 11, 2011, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:
I grow mine in a pot and have to keep watered. However, it is extremely easy to kill it w/ overwatering.
|Positive ||joycou ||On Jun 2, 2010, joycou from Riverview, FL wrote:
can i propagate helichrysum in water
|Positive ||robcorreia ||On Jul 17, 2008, robcorreia from San Diego, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:
Very pretty plant. Easy to propagate from stem cuttings!
|Positive ||leucantha ||On Nov 14, 2005, leucantha from Loma Linda, CA wrote:
Grows well for me in inland southern California, only 40 miles from Palm Springs. Drought tolerant when watered deeply but infrequently. Stands out and brightens in dry shade. I put it among plants with that contrast in leaf color, size, and shape, and then let it crawl all over, among, through, between them. Can be started from branch tip cuttings in the spring. Try with liriope 'silvery sunproof' gold-striped grass, with pigsqueak, and with echinacea. Also with salvias.
|Positive ||Dunedinduo ||On Oct 4, 2003, Dunedinduo from Cranston, RI wrote:
Plant enjoyed its summer in my New England garden. I left it potted but transplated X1. I've now moved it indoors to enjoy a sunny window. This will be a test for us both. Has anyone info on ph tolerances before I get into trouble?
|Neutral ||Dinu ||On Mar 10, 2003, Dinu from Mysore
India (Zone 10a) wrote:
As far as its water needs are concerned, it must be watered, not over watered. I don't think it is 'drought tolerant' because the leaves droop if it is not watered for two days. In Summer, I have to water it everyday. The leaves emit a very pleasant odour when touched.
|Positive ||jkom51 ||On Nov 22, 2002, jkom51 from Oakland, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:
Just put this in last month (Oct 2002) so we'll see how it gets thru the wet winters in zone 9 coastal northern California.
Grown as an annual in other zones - very frost tender.
Sept 2003: All the helichrysums do very well in our mild winter/cool summer Mediterranean climate. Planted in moisture-retentive compost and mulched, they can get by with very little supplemental watering even in summer, but moderate watering (along with good drainage) encourages them no end. I find it necessary to prune them back or they overrun other less aggressive plants. My 'Limelight' is responding to its aggressive neighbors (canna lily clump and white-flowering solanum potato vine) by growing upwards into the potato vine's arbor! Like lambs' ear, a pruning regime helps eliminate the dead undergrowth.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Los Angeles, California
San Diego, California
San Leandro, California
South Pasadena, California
Holden Heights, Florida
Rocky River, Ohio
Pecan Grove, Texas