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Ben Fhada Rock Rose (Helianthemum)

Helianthemum x 'Ben Fhada'
SKU: HC017521
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Ben Fhada Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) is a small scale, low-water groundcover with evergreen foliage. A profuse display of long-blooming flowers with broad yellow petals and orange eyes add bright, cheery color to your garden starting in early spring. Trailing evergreen foliage is a beautiful addition to rock gardens or dry slopes. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Helianthemum x 'Ben Fhada'
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Evergreen, Mass Plantings, Container Planting, Small Spaces, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
8" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


(8” tall x 12-15” wide) Ben Fhada Rock Rose is a showy variety with bright yellow, orange-eyed flowers in late spring and early summer. This is a green-leaved form of rock rose and makes a good medium-sized groundcover in the waterwise garden. Single flowers are short-lived, but will continue to grow all summer. In colder Western winter climates, it's beneficial to plant rock rose where it gets some afternoon shade so the evergreen foliage doesn't scorch in the winter sun. Native to the Old World (Europe), it's a recommended companion plant for Blue Flax (Linum), Salvia sylvestris varieties, and Blue Fescue Grass (Festuca). 

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