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Helenium 'Rubinzwerg'

Helenium   'Rubinzwerg'
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Common Name: Helen's Flower, Sneezeweed

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  prairie
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Red
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


Sumptuous, ruby-red daisies to 8cm across from July to September. This is a versatile plant equally at home in a mixed or herbaceous border and goes particularly well with ornamental grasses for a naturalistic planting style. It also makes a fantastic cut flower and, like most members of the daisy family, it is a great plant for Bees and Butterflies. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in full sun.


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