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Rock rose

Helianthemum canum

Helianthemum canum by Lorin Timaeus (

Full Sun
Light watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Rock rose Overview

This wild flowering species is quite small with narrow leaves, the flowers are about 10-15mm and will bloom from late spring to summer.

How to propagate Rock rose


Semi-ripe cuttings in early summer.

Other uses of Rock rose

Grown for their flowers. Is useful for rock gardens and dry banks and ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.


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