ROCK SUN ROSE Helianthemum mutabile
At relatively unknown perennial, the Sun Rose, also called Rock Rose, is an excellent low-growing perennial, ideal for rock gardens, or at the front of the garden. Each flower resembles a small rose, and the colors are vibrant! This plant is low-maintenance, and is fairly drought tolerant. Plants almost resemble a Primrose (Portulaca), but unlike Portulaca, Sun Rose (Helianthemum) doesn't need to be replanted each season as Sun Rose are perennial and will survive the winter! An excellent perennial to grow!
Type: Hardy perennial
Hardiness zones: 4-9
Seeds per pack: 20
Note: Many commonly-grown seeds and plants contain poisonous parts, this included. The juice or sap from these plants and seeds can cause a rash or irritation.
Germination: These seeds should be fairly easy to germinate. Place the seeds on the surface of the soil, and water in. Keep moist until germination, and grow in a sunny location. These seeds can be started indoors, or outdoors in spring after the danger of frost is past.