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Proven Accents® Icicles Licorice Plant

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  • 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
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Container Role: Filler
Use Types: Container, Hanging Baskets, Landscape
Features: Fall Interest, Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest
Maintenance: Easy
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

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

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

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Summer Shipping

  • 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.