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Curry Plant - HELICHRYSUM italicum 'Dartington'

Curry Plant - HELICHRYSUM italicum 'Dartington'

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Indulge your senses in the aromatic allure of the Curry Plant 'Dartington' (Helichrysum italicum). Renowned for its distinctive fragrance reminiscent of curry spices, this evergreen perennial adds a touch of culinary delight. With its silver-grey foliage and compact, bushy habit, the 'Dartington' variety of Helichrysum is a versatile and visually appealing addition to borders, herb gardens, or containers.

The aromatic leaves of the Curry Plant release their enticing scent when brushed against or crushed, making it a delightful sensory experience for any garden enthusiast. 'Dartington' stands out with its neat and tidy growth habit, reaching a height and spread ideal for small gardens or pot cultivation. Not only does it contribute to the garden's olfactory charm, but it also boasts small, yellow flowers that add a subtle burst of colour during the summer months.

• Botanical Name: Helichrysum italicum 'Dartington'
• Common Name: Curry Plant
• Hardiness Zone: 8-11
• Mature Height: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
• Mature Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun
• Bloom Time: Summer
• Bloom Colour: Yellow
• Foliage: Silver-grey, aromatic
• Growth Rate: Moderate, compact and bushy
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, poor to moderately fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Low; drought-tolerant once established.
• Maintenance: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape
• Uses: Borders, herb gardens, containers
• Special Features: Aromatic foliage, culinary use, drought-tolerant

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