Halimium lasianthum
Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Ghislain

woolly rock rose

This plant grows well in the following regions:

  • NCNorth and Central Coast
  • SCSouth Coast
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map of California regions


A small evergreen shrub with a low, spreading habit. Bright yellow flowers that bloom in late spring. Attractive silvery gray and green foliage. Enjoys a sheltered and sunny location. Can be grown on a bank or as a ground cover. Very low maintenance. Prefers well drained, sandy soils but will tolerate most loams. Native to Southern Portugal and Spain.

Water needs:

  • Low water
Water needs information from WUCOLS unless otherwise noted