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Scientific name: Helianthemum nummularium       hel-e-an-the-mum   num-u-lar-e-um

Common name: Sun Rose

Design Characteristics

Height  6-36"
Spread  18-36"
Form  mound
Texture  medium
Flower color  orange-red
Leaf color  gray-green
Time of bloom  April-June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun (north)
 part shade (south)
Soil
requirement
 good drainage
Propagation
method
 divide in every 4-5 years
USDA Hardiness Zone   5-7

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   may die out in heavy soils
Uses  front of border
 rock garden
Comments  drought tolerant
 shear after flowering to encourage new growth