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Helianthemum 'Bronze Carpet'

Rock Rose, Sun Rose

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Eyecatching burnt orange blooms

Thrives in challenging hot dry conditions

Perfect for rockeries gravel gardens edging and groundcover

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Helianthemum 'Bronze Carpet' is a low-growing rockrose forming a mat of small evergreen leaves, which in late spring and summer becomes studded with beautiful burnt orange five-petalled flowers with contrasting yellow stamens. Around an inch in diameter, the cheery blooms are perfect for adding a splash of colour to rockeries, containers and the edge of sunny borders and paths. Thriving on free-draining soils, this drought-tolerant shrub makes great ground cover for tricky dry sites. Height and spread: 30cm (12in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Shrub

ground covercottage gardensalpine & rockerywildlife gardenslow maintenance gardencoastal garden

full sun

Flowering Months
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1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC9164)

Plant rock roses into moderately fertile, neutral or alkaline soil, in full sun. Helianthemum dislike wet ground, particularly during winter. Improve heavy soil conditions by adding coarse grit or sharp sand prior to planting. Once established, rock roses can easily tolerate dry sandy soils.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season while young plants become established. Once established, rock roses are relatively drought tolerant and require minimal maintenance. After flowering, prune helianthemum stems back to within 3cm (1”) of the previous year’s growth.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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