Helichrysum petiolare

Helichrysum petiolare

  • Helichrysum petiolare
  • Helichrysum petiolare
  • Flower name
    Helichrysum petiolare
  • Scientific name
    Helichrysum petiolare
  • AliasHelichrysum petiolare
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, July

What is Helichrysum petiolare

Helichrysum petiolare is a native of South Africa, and is a semi-cold resistant evergreen sub-shrub of the family Asteraceae. It is a foliage plant mainly enjoying silver-white leaves. From June to July, inflorescences are extended from the tip of a long flower stem and flowers are blooming. The flower is a yellow part in the center, and what you see white to pale yellow flowers is total bract pieces, not much worth seeing. It looks silver white as the white hair gathers on the foliage. I prefer a dry place as it is native to Africa. It is used for ground covering and fishing planting.

Generic name: Helichrysum petiolare, Scientific name: Helichrysum petiolare, aka: Heliclisum · Silver, Petiolatum, Place of Origin: South Africa, Living Type: semi-vulnerable semi-cold tolerance evergreen sub-shrub, height: 20 to 40 cm, age of observation: leaves are anniversary, leaves: alternate, leaf color: silver white, leaf shape: egg shape, leaf margin: serrated, inflorescence: umbrella Type inflorescence, corolla: head flower, flower color: milky white, flowering period: June to July, use: ground cover.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Helichrysum
  • Species
    H. petiolare
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type a semi-cold resistant evergreen sub-shrub, foliage plant
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 0.8 cm

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