Variegated Helichrysum Bedding Plants


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Variegated Helichrysum is a popular bedding plant that is grown for its beautiful variegated foliage and compact growth habit. It is a member of the Asteraceae family and is native to Europe and western Asia. Variegated Helichrysum is commonly grown as an annual in temperate regions.

The plant grows to a height of around 12-16 inches and has a bushy growth habit, producing numerous small leaves that are variegated with shades of green, yellow, and white. The foliage of Variegated Helichrysum is slightly aromatic and has a slightly woolly texture.

Variegated Helichrysum is an easy-to-grow plant that requires minimal care to thrive. It can be grown in garden beds, borders, or containers, and is commonly used as an edging plant or filler in garden designs.

To care for Variegated Helichrysum, plant it in a location that receives full sun to partial shade and in well-draining soil. Water the plant regularly to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged, and fertilize it every 2-3 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage new growth and to prolong the blooming period.

Variegated Helichrysum is generally pest and disease resistant, but it can be susceptible to fungal diseases such as powdery mildew. Check the plant regularly for any signs of infestation or disease, and treat it with an appropriate fungicide if necessary.

In conclusion, Variegated Helichrysum is a beautiful and easy-to-grow bedding plant that is perfect for adding a unique variegated color and texture to any garden. Its compact growth habit makes it a great option for small gardens or containers, and its variegated foliage can provide beautiful contrast to other plants in the garden. With proper care, Variegated Helichrysum can thrive all season long and provide you with beautiful foliage to enjoy.

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