Helichrysum robustum Paxt. var. roseum

Elichrysum robustum is a hardy annual usually with white flowers although the variety roseum has pink flowers.  [JD].

Horticultural & Botanical History

It was was introduced to Britain from the Swan River in 1839.  [JD].  MB p.7/1840.

History at Camden Park

Seed order to Hurst and McMullen, Seedsmen and Florists of London, on 8th April 1846.  [MP A2933-1, p.132].


Published Sep 17, 2009 - 04:36 PM | Last updated Jul 14, 2010 - 04:34 PM

More details about Helichrysum robustum Paxt. var. roseum
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Western Australia

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Elichrysum robustum roseum 

Confidence level low