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Helichrysum italicum angustifolia

Curry Plant
  • Curry is an ornamental herb in the Edibles line of our One Earth program.

A fragrant ornamental plant with delicate silver foliage and tiny, bright yellow flower buds from July to September. Named for the East Indian spice blend due to its flavor, it is also the source of helichrysum essential oil used in aromatherapy. Collect the flowering tops for making vinegars.

Interesting Notes:

The soft silver foliage mixes well in combination containers. A very useful edging plant that repells insects and deer.

Growing Tips:

Sun lover that prefers well-drained soil and can tolerate drought.


Height: 24 Inches

Spread: 24 Inches

USDA Zone: Tender perennial ,7-10

Color: Silver


Attributes:

  • Combination
  • Rock Garden
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Container

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)
  • Spiller (edges, cascade)

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Critter Resistance:

  • Squirrel Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Low Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Silver

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Low, 5.2-5.6

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others