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(Plants) any plant of the widely cultivated genus Helichrysum, whose flowers retain their shape and colour when dried: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C16: from Latin, from Greek helikhrusos, from helix spiral + khrusos gold]
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Noun1.helichrysum - large genus of mostly African and Australian herbs and shrubs: everlasting flowersHelichrysum - large genus of mostly African and Australian herbs and shrubs: everlasting flowers; in some classifications includes genus Ozothamnus
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
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Atzeri et al., "Evaluation of the antioxidant and cytotoxic activity of arzanol, a prenylated [alpha]-pyrone-phloroglucinol etherodimer from Helichrysum italicum subsp.
The variety of flowers included Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Annual Chrysanthemum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, Godetia, Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Helichrysum,.
Now users can also choose helichrysum with lemon balm and chamomile essential oils, both of which are organic.
Helichrysum essential oil is also regarded as a good herbal remedy for hemorrhage.
Pick dried flowerheads and seedheads from annuals including helichrysum, poppies, nigella and grasses.
Near the plants that turn gold and red in fall, Junge added weeping blue spruce and licorice plant (Helichrysum petiolare) as foils.
They all look great finished off with trailing geraniums, lobelias, nasturtiums or helichrysum petiolare.
Blue trailing lobelia, yellow Bidens aurea or the grey foliage plant Helichrysum petiolatum will certainly hang down if they've nowhere else to go.
Helichrysum Silver Mist has lovely silvery green textured foliage which will work well with either pastel colours or to cool hot colours.
And she came second overall with her basket of flowers, featuring petunias, helichrysum and viscaria, winning PS10,000.
Cosmos, escholzia (Californian poppy), gazania, morning glory and helichrysum are all pretty drought tolerant, as are diascia, nicotiana, osteospermum and zinnia.