PlantsHelianthemum→Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium 'Fire Dragon')

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Also sold as:
Firedragon

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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