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botanical name:
Helenium 'Karneol'
Helenium 'Karneol' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Helen's flower, Sneezeweed
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
Clump-forming perennial, medium height. Freely produced flowers of brick red with orange streaks and dark orange-brown centres, late summer and early autumn.

cultivation:
Best in moist, well drained, fertile soil in full sun. Divide clumps every 2 or 3 years, in spring, to maintain flowering vigour. Deadhead regularly during the flowering season.

other notes:
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