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Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Helianthemum hybride 'Lawrenson's Pink'

 

Rock Rose 'Lawrenson's Pink'

There are over 100 Helianthemum species, and the numerous hybrids and cultivars derived from them are widely grown as ornamental plants, popular in rockeries. They are best grown in well-drained soil in full sun, and have a long flowering period from spring to summer. Numerous cultivars have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. They are bushy or spreading evergreen shrubs with small paired leaves and saucer-shaped flowers borne in short racemes in spring and early summer. 'Lawrenson's Pink' has flowers in pink and the plant is neat with small, dark green foliage. Not as bright nor as striking as some other cultivars but it's an excellent garden plant that does well.

 
plant Features
  • Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Rock Rose 'Lawrenson's Pink'

Latin name

Helianthemum hybride 'Lawrenson's Pink'

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Cistaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Rock Rose Lawrensons Pink is 0.50meters x 0.30meters 0.50 M 0.30 M

Helianthemum hybride 'Lawrenson's Pink'

There are over 100 Helianthemum species, and the numerous hybrids and cultivars derived from them are widely grown as ornamental plants, popular in rockeries. They are best grown in well-drained soil in full sun, and have a long flowering period from spring to summer. Numerous cultivars have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. They are bushy or spreading evergreen shrubs with small paired leaves and saucer-shaped flowers borne in short racemes in spring and early summer. 'Lawrenson's Pink' has flowers in pink and the plant is neat with small, dark green foliage. Not as bright nor as striking as some other cultivars but it's an excellent garden plant that does well.


Planting young plants

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant young, pot grown plants in fertile, neutral to alkaline, light and moist but well-drained soil in full sun. They are especially suitable for rock gardens or the front of a border, or as a groundcover on a sunny, south facing bank. Water well when first planted and keep moist until established.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Propagate by softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer

 

Flowering

From Late Spring TO Mid Summer

Helianthemums bear saucer-shaped flowers from late Spring into Summer

 
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