This has done very well in my coastside garden. It's in a sunny location (although we do get a lot of fog). It's quite attractive, prunes well, and is planted in a sloped rock wall.
Licorice Splash Licorice Plant Helichrysum petiolare
FeaturesI have BEAUTY and BRAWN.
Delightful gray-green leaves with creamy variegationFoliage InterestHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:8 - 12 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesSpread:12 - 18 InchesFlower Shade:NoneFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:ChartreuseHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxesMaintenance Notes:
Do a little, get a lot. Licorice plants are exceptionally easy to grow. They dont need much in the way of fertilizers. Avoid over-watering. Bushy but compact habit. Foliage is an evenly-variegated pale green and white.
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T Butler, 3 years ago