Curry Dartington – Mail order herbs


Golden flowers on long stems in the summer over grey-silver foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Curry Dartington description:

This is the same as the Curry Plant except it is more of a grey silver rather than silver and is smaller in size.

This plant has nothing to do with the curry in Indian cooking, but it does have a strong curry-like fragrance and taste – so it can be added to salads.
It has very bold silver foliage and has bright yellow flowers in the summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

This is suitable for the herb garden, border or patio.How easy is it to grow:
It looks good just about the whole year round – highly recommended. It is excellent for a herb garden, border or patio but it must have good drainage and it doesn’t like an exposed, very cold site.

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Botanical name: Helichrysum italicum Dartington or Helichrysum angustifolium Dartington.

Curry Dartington flowering in August
Curry Dartington in August

Curry plant culinary uses:

Use leaves in salads.

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, good for filling a space that will provide all year round interest.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture. Can cope with fairly dry soil.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Fairly hardy. Is happy in our winters in East Anglia, UK.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
It does need a trim after flowering to keep it from making a straggly plant.

Size of plant:

Height 40 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 6 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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