Licorice Plant

Helichrysum petiolare 'Limelight'

‘Limelight’ Helichrysum is grown for its silvery-yellow, soft, densely-felted foliage and trailing habit and is great spilling over a wall or the edge of a container. It is a popular medicinal plant in South Africa used for treating ailments such as coughs, colds and infections. Rastafarians make an infusion of the leaves to treat asthma, chest problems, and high blood pressure.

Water: Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Somewhat frost tender


Habit: Shrubby, woody based, tender and trailing herbaceous perennial 1 to 8’ tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Can thrive in any soil that is sandy and well-draining

Origin: South Africa

Licorice Plant