Helichrysum hybrid 'Silverstar'
|HEC-STR-801-F45G||#4.5 Green Pot|
|HEC-STR-801-LS51||Rooted Cutting 51 CT Tray|
Silverstar is a great flower to add to any floral environment. Its high versatility makes it a wise choice for hanging baskets or in a patio container combination. Create beautiful potted combinations or use as accent plants in your garden landscape. Silverstar has a spread of 16-20 inches and has an optimal height of 8-12 inches.
Silverstar features wonderful silver foliage. These blooms will last all season long. The ability to thrive in full or part sun, complement many other plants or flowers, or simply stand alone makes it a great choice for your home and garden.
- Breeder: Westhoff Flowers
- Height: 8-12 in
- Spread: 16-20 in
- Zone: Zones 9 - 11
Helicrysum is a semi-trailing, warm weather annual and tender perennial. Helicrysum Silverstar, also known as the licorice plant, has super silver-hued foliage. This tender perennial is native to southern Africa where it survives as a tough, compact shrub. The unique coloration of this plant provides a cool backdrop for pastels and contrasts well with jewel toned blooms and foliage. Silverstar leaves are either oval or heart-shaped, and their trailing stems are branched, forming spreading mounds. Their papery blooms will last through spring and summer, and can persist through the winter in most locations.
Silverstar is a semi-trailing plant, featuring striking silver foliage. This variety is a medium compact flower bred by Westflowers. It is commonly used in hanging baskets, as ground coverage, or in patio containers. The taller and fuller varieties go nicely as mixed fillers in the garden. Silverstar grows best in moist, fertile, well-drained soil, and is a full to partial sun exposure flower. Unique features of this variety include spectacular silver foliage and papery-like flowers. Key features of Helicrysum Silverstar are heat and drought tolerance, no deadheading required, and deer resistance.