Helichrysum


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Helichrysum

 

a genus of plants of the family Compositae. The plants are mostly perennial herbs and subshrubs; some have a thick feltlike pubescence. The tubular flowers are in heads gathered into one compound, usually corymbose, inflorescence. The involucre scales are imbricated, usually dry, and glumaceous. The scales are frequently brightly colored and sometimes stretch out after blooming. The fruit is an achene having a pappus with one row of bristles. The inflorescences are used as cholagogues in the form of a tea or liquid extract. Many ornamental species are everlastings.

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Phytochemical characterization and radical scanvenger activity of flavonoids from Helichrysum italicum G.
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Helichrysum italicum [abstract].
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We are talking about all those vibrant bedding plants such as French and African marigolds, lobelia, cleome, busy lizzies, petunias, zinnias, gazanias, cosmos, molucella, felicia, helichrysum, brachycome and amaranthus, all of which can be grown inexpensively from seed.
After another day of walking through prairies, spectacular cliff views with sudden gaping drops, silver-flowered hillsides covered in Helichrysum and Red Hot Pokers, we reach the last campsite at Chenek.
The variety of flowers included Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Annual Chrysanthemum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, Godetia, Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Helichrysum,.
Lavender Dwarf Munstead; Lavatera Pastel Mixed; Cornflower Double Mixed; Iceland Poppies Meadow Pastels Mixed; Everlasting Flowers Mixed; Gypsophila Covent Garden White; Helichrysum Tall Double Mixed; Larkspur Giant Imperial Mixed; Poppy Paeony Flowered Mixed.
Bracteantha bracteata syn Helichrysum bracteatum 'Monstrosum Series' afford wonderfully tall specimens up to three feet tall.
Pick dried flowerheads and seedheads from annuals including helichrysum, poppies, nigella and grasses.
In this area, you might encounter Dudleya pulverulenta, Helichrysum 'Petite Licorice,' Artemisia 'David's Choice,' Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth,' Thymus 'Hi-ho Silver,' Stachys 'Silver Carpet,' Kalanchoe pumila or Dichondra 'Silver Bells.
A Try dichondra silver falls, silver helichrysum, white non-stop begonias, white impatiens and salvia strata in silver-style containers.
Right pot: silvery Artemisia 'Powis Castle', 'Moe's Gold' helichrysum, Juniperus horizontalis 'Glacier', Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Golf Ball', and black mondo grass.