Flower Database

Curry plant

Basic information
Flower Name
Curry plant
Formal Name
Helichrysum italicum
Alias
ハーブ・オブ・グレース, Curry plant
Habitat
Mediterranean
Morph
Evergreen shrub
Comment
Curry plant (scientific name: Helichrysum italicum) is an evergreen shrub of the genus Helichrysum in the Asteraceae family and is native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the Helichrysum family and produces small yellow flowers in summer. The leaves are silver in color. The name comes from the strong curry smell on the leaves and stems. It can be used for cut flowers, dried flowers, potpourri, garden plants and flower beds.
Generic name: Curry plant, scientific name: Helichrysum italicum, another name: Italian everlasting, herb of grace, everlasting, origin: Mediterranean coast, environment: dry hills and rocks, habitat: evergreen shrub, shurub height: 30-60 cm, leaf colour: silver, petiole: lanceolate and linear, crown: tubular (head flower), flower colour: yellow, diameter: 0.3 - 0.5 cm, flowering period: July - August, uses: flowerbeds, ornamental plants, herbs, dried flowers, insect repellent.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Helichrysum
Species
H. italicum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Yellow
Season
Jul Aug
Height
30  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5