Plant ID'd by David Dickinson and Hilary herself as Helichrysum 'Pink Sapphire'

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Hilary

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This was growing in a pot quite near the sea in Gerolimenas. Mani, Peloponnese.
Can anyone put a name to it?
« Last Edit: April 26, 2019, 07:42:21 AM by Alisdair »
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

David Dickinson

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Re: Yet another unidentified plant
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2019, 11:39:48 PM »
Hi Hilary,

I once had a plant that I think was Helichrysum 'Ruby Cluster'. The buds were red and the flowers were white with yellow centres. Even if this is not the exact plant, it might give you a place to start. Mine rotted over the winter :-(
I have a small garden in Rome, Italy. Some open soil, some concrete, some paved. Temperatures in winter occasionally down to 0C. Summer temperatures up to 40C in the shade. There are never watering restrictions but, of course, there is little natural water for much of June, July and August.

Hilary

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Re: Yet another unidentified plant
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2019, 06:57:59 AM »
Many thanks.
It looks like Helichrysum 'Pink Sapphire'
Here is another photo of the plant taken before the sun came round.
Some open flowers can be seen which are white   
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care