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Helianthemum ‘Raspberry Ripple’

Family: Cistaceae

Common names: ROCK ROSE, SUN ROSE

Synonym: Hellanthemum nummularium raspberry ripple

Native to: Asia Minor, Europe


Type: shrub

Forms: dense form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet


pink, secondary color present




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: ground cover

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: moderate