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Helichrysum microphyllum (Dwarf Curry Plant ) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Dwarf Curry Plant (Helichrysum microphyllum) Herb in 9cm Pot

As the common name suggests, the leaves of the Dwarf Curry Plant smell strongly of curry when brushed, making this an excellent aromatic to place along paths or walkways, it grows to a height and spread of approx 40cm. Perfect  for beds and borders, Containers, Gravel, or Ground Cover. It is low maintenance and the silvery grey leaves make it great for baskets, bowls and tubs, particularly if planted at the edge to allow the plant to show its ability to trail.

The narrow, silvery-grey leaves of this dense plant are very attractive, and the small, everlasting, bright yellow flowers it produces in summer are a delight, and as they keep their colour when dried, can be used for arranging.

Dwarf curry plant prefers a sunny, sheltered position on well-drained soil, soil can be poor to moderately fertile, but protect from winter wet and cold dry winds, if you live in a cold area then it may be advisable to take cuttings of shrubby species in summer and overwinter in frost-free conditions. Regular pruning is necessary to maintain a compact plant.

Herb Usage

The essential oil of the Curry Plant is said to be anti-bacterial.

Buy Dwarf Curry Plant Online

Our potted Dwarf Curry Plant herb plants are generally available to buy online between April and September.



Helichrysum microphyllum (Dwarf Curry Plant ) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Yellow
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Helichrysum microphyllum (wild.) Cambess
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal
  • 5
    Good Quality Plants, Arrived Quickly

    Posted by Unknown on 13th May 2020

    I bought 8 herbs from Hooks Green Herbs all arrived in excellent condition and within two days of ordering. Great products and service, thank you

  • 5
    Curry Plant

    Posted by Clare Nichols on 18th Apr 2020

    Plant arrived in excellent condition

  • 5
    Little beauty

    Posted by Jessamy Kerr on 29th May 2019

    This was just one of several herbs ordered from Hooksgreenherbs all of which arrived in beautiful shape and seeming very healthy and in record time - but they have yet to be planted out, still I have high hopes. Few other firms seem able to supply such a range of herbs at such a good price. The dwarf helichrysum is a little darling, perfectly formed and with a fine distinctive fragrance. My only quibble would be with the amount of plastic used in the packaging.

  • 4
    lovely plant

    Posted by Christine Herbert on 7th Aug 2017

    slightly pot bound - it was ready to go out in the big wide world!