helianthemum


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helianthemum

(hiːlɪˈænθəməm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the dwarf evergreen genus Helianthemum, some species of which are grown as rock-garden plants for their numerous papery yellow or orange flowers; related to the rockrose, which they resemble: family Cistaceae. Also called: Cape primrose
[New Latin, from Greek hēlios sun + anthemon flower]
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Noun1.helianthemum - any plant of the genus Helianthemumhelianthemum - any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
genus Helianthemum - widely distributed evergreen or semi-evergreen shrublets; America; Europe and North Africa to Asia Minor and central Asia
Crocanthemum canadense, frostweed, frost-weed, frostwort, Helianthemum canadense - perennial of the eastern United States having early solitary yellow flowers followed by late petalless flowers; so-called because ice crystals form on it during first frosts
rock rose, rockrose - any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow or white or reddish flowers
Helianthemum scoparium, rush rose - woody yellow-flowered perennial of southeastern United States
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Yn yr ardd hon, roedd y cor-rosyn cyffredin (Helianthemum nummularium; common rock-rose) yn tyfu.
(Plantaganaceae), Helianthemum vesicarium Boiss., H.
En dehors de la mise en defens, la meme formation subit une utilisation intense, ce qui cause la disparition de plusieurs especes appetible (Stipa tenacissima, Stipagrostis pungens, Helianthemum lippii) et l'abondance d'autres especes non appetible et toxiques telles que Atractylis serratuloides, Thymelaea microphylla, Peganum harmala.
Amazing value - this week's online offer is for six free helianthemum (Rock rose) when you buy 12 for PS17.98.
lithophila 30, Genista albida 30, Carex humilis 20, Thymus roegneri 30, Helianthemum canum subsp.
'azureum' can be planted in groups of five or seven and look great at the front of a sunny border with plants such as dianthus and helianthemum. White varieties, such as A.
Choose low-growing shrubs such as Hebe armstrongii, Erica arborea, Skimmia japonica, helianthemum and Choisya ternate.
These include philadelphus (mock orange), rock rose types such as helianthemum and cistus, escallonia and germander.
TAKE cuttings of small, shrubby rock plants such as the sun rose, helianthemum, thymes, the small broom (genista), pinks and armeria (thrift).
Helianthemum 'Praecox' produces small yellow flowers above a 6in evergreen carpet of grey-green leaves, flowering between June and August.