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Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis'

Also called Sun Rose


Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis' - Rock Rose

More About Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis'

  • Bright orange flowers with a darker orange colour near the base of each petal
  • Evergreen, spreading mat of glossy dark green foliage
  • Great for rock gardens and front borders
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Orange
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Rock Rose Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Shear after flowering to maintain a tight growth habit and encourage reblooming.


Helianthemum nummularium 'Ben Nevis' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging