Halimium lasianthum (Lam.)
|Flower colour: yellow, sometimes with a dark blotch at the base of each
petal. These blotches vary in size and colour from plant to plant. There
are several un-named clones in the collection.|
|Flower diameter: 4cm|
|Height & Spread: 40cm x 2m+|
|Habit: loose, spreading|
|Notes: hardy, floriferous, reliable. Attractive silvery foliage. Some of the best cultivars for the
|Subspecies: subsp. alyssoides has greener, often
narrower leaves. Its flowers are unblotched.|
|Cultivars: 'Concolor' has unblotched petals; 'Formosum'
a large purple-brown blotch (RHS Colour Chart ref. 187A) at the base of each petal; 'Sandling'
similar crimson blotches (RHS Colour Chart ref. 185A); 'Hannay Silver' (lower) is much larger and more
vigorous, with silky-haired, silvery leaves and unblotched petals; subsp.
alyssoides 'Farall' (bottom) has flowers of a rich egg-yolk yellow.|
Halimium lasianthum 'Formosum'↑
Halimium lasianthum 'Hannay
Halimium lasianthum subsp. alyssoides↑
Halimium lasianthum subsp. alyssoides