- Height 8-16 Inches
- Width 18-20 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Easy to grow, even in the driest conditions!
With stunning, silver foliage during the hottest, driest weather, Icicles licorice plant is a necessity for your annual or perennial border. It has an upright habit, growing 8-16 inches high, with a similar shape and form as a lavender plant. The intense, silver color provides interest in your fall garden.
As well as being drought tolerant, Helichrysum thianschanicum does not have disease or insect problems. It is native to western China where it grows on sand dunes and gravelly slopes. Use it as a filler in containers, hanging baskets, and window boxes.
Proven Accents Icicles Licorice Plant Care
This plant is very easy to care for. No pruning is necessary. You may want to pinch off flowers to best display the silver foliage. Plant it in average soil and provide average watering. Icicles prefers part sun to full sun.
Proven Accents Icicles Licorice Plant Spacing
With its spread of 18-20 inches, you will plant it about 20 inches apart in the landscape. Because of its spread, you will need only one as a filler in combination containers.
Proven Accents® Icicles Licorice Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-10
|Flower Color(s): Grown for Foliage
|Foliage Color(s) Silver
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
|Height Class: Short
|Height: 8-16 Inches
|Spread: 18-20 Inches
|Spacing: 18-20 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: Yes
|Container Role: Filler
|Use Types: Container, Hanging Baskets, Landscape
|Features: Fall Interest, Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest
|Scientific Name: Helichrysum thianschanicum 'Icicles'
|Common Name: Proven Accents® Icicles Licorice Plant
|Other Name(s): Silver Spike, Icicle Plant
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Selections
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.