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botanical name:
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'
Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Helen's flower, Sneezeweed
synonyms:  Helenium 'Morheim Beauty'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
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:
Reliable border plant . Upright and close-packed, clumps of leafy stems bear rich bronzy red flowerheads with brownish centre in late summer.

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.

usage:
Attractive to bees.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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