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Ben Nevis Rock Rose (Helianthemum)

Helianthemum nummularium Ben Nevis
SKU: HC017294
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
Ben Nevis Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis') has golden-orange, red-centered flowers that appear in late spring, held over dark green foliage. This is an excellent, low water groundcover with evergreen foliage.
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Botanical Name
Helianthemum nummularium Ben Nevis
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Groundcover, Evergreen
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


Ben Nevis Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis') is an especially showy Helianthemum, with its golden-orange, red centered flowers that bloom in late spring/early summer. This selection has green foliage and a nice spreading habit. The rockrose family (Helianthemum, includes a number of brilliantly colored flowering plants that are valued in waterwise landscapes as evergreen groundcovers. Plant Helianthemum in most any soil, including clay in a full or partial sun exposure. In cold climates where the soil freezes hard in winter, find a planting spot that gets winter shade to protect the foliage from winter burn. Companion plants include English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Catmint (Nepeta) and yellow Yarrow (Achillea).
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