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Rock rose helianthemum care

GrajeanGrajean Posts: 354
I have this plant which has just about stopped flowering. Should it be cut back and will it flower again this year?


  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,007
    How big is it and where is it planted?
  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen Spain.Posts: 5,679
    Yes, shear it back and you should get a later flowering 😊 
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,007
    Mine flower all summer and I do nothing to them whatsoever except a little water in times of drought.  They are now old, woody plants growing at the edge of a drystone retaining wall in gritty soil, south facing. They usually cascade all down the front of the wall, though they took a hammering this last winter with freezing rain encasing everything in ice and -14C. They have started flowering now though :)
  • GrajeanGrajean Posts: 354
    Thank you both. Its growing through some rocks, inherited from previous owner. Must be about 3ft and just stopping flowering. Cut it right back like geranium Johnsons Blue?
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