Evergreen, Ground covers, Shrubs, Semi-evergreen
All bear single flowers with prominent sunburst of stamens in center. Shallowly cup-shaped, five-petaled blooms range in color from creamy yellow to gold; flowers may be solitary or in clusters. Neat, fresh green foliage. Various species used for mass plantings, ground covers, informal hedges, borders. Grow especially well in mild, moist regions.
A difficult-to-control rust is extensively infecting plantings (especially those of the species H. calycinum) in the Pacific Northwest. Remove and destroy blighted leaves and any leaf litter; avoid overhead watering of plants in the evening.
Evergreen to semievergreen shrub from Bulgaria, Turkey. Grows to 1 ft. high and spreads by vigorous underground stems. Short-stalked leaves to 4 in. long are medium green in sun, yellow green in shade. Bright yellow blossoms about 3 in. across throughout summer. Plant tops may be killed in cold winters, but will come back in spring.
This tough, dense ground cover competes successfully with tree roots and tolerates poor soil. Fast growing; will control erosion on hillsides. May invade other plantings unless confined.
Plant from flats or as rooted stems; set 1 1/2 ft. apart. Clip or mow yearly during dormant season.
Evergreen to semievergreen shrub from Bulgaria, Turkey. Grows to 1 ft. high and spreads by vigorous un...
Grows 4 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide in mildest climates; in cold areas, it acts more like a root-hardy per...
Native to Turkey, Cyprus. Sprawling plant with grayish green leaves about 1 1/4 in. long; reaches 2 ft...