Helianthemum 'St. Mary's

Saint Mary's Sun Rose

Evergreen Groundcover, Perennial

Large single white flowers cover sturdy, deep green foliage in late spring to summer. Tough and drought tolerant, perfect for rock gardens and the front of the border. It can also be used as an evergreen groundcover when planted in groups.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional


Size: 8 - 12 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Low and Spreading
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Late Spring / Early Summer, May, Jun, Jul
Flower Shape: Single

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Massed, Mixed Border, Rock Garden, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Firewise, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer
Position / Role: front of border, ground hugger

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos