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botanical name:
Helenium 'Waldtraut'
Helenium 'Waldtraut' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Helen's flower, Sneezeweed
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
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:
Sturdy, upright clump-forming habit and tall stems. Coppery golden brown-orange flowers with dark brown centres in 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.

usage:
Herbaceous borders. Good as a cut flower.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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