HELENIUM

Commonly known as Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

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In the sunflower family.

Genus of about 32 species of annuals, biennials and perennials found in damp, swampy meadows and at woodland margins in North and Central America.

The sneezeweed connotation is from historical use of dried leaves for making snuff.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Annuals, biennials and perennials. Lance-shaped, mid-green leaves 15-20 (6-8in) long.
  • Full sun
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - daisy-like flowers bloom over a long period and are attractive to insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    possibly leaf spot but rare
  • Place of origin
    Central and North America.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Buy Varieties of HELENIUM

HELENIUM autumnale 'Short and Sassy'

HELENIUM autumnale 'Short and Sassy'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Yellow-orange flowers with dark brown cone

 
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HELENIUM autumnale 'Siesta'

HELENIUM autumnale 'Siesta'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Deep red flowers with a reddish-brown cone

 
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HELENIUM autumnale 'Sombrero'

HELENIUM autumnale 'Sombrero'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Bright yellow flowers with greenish-yellow cone

 
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HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

HELENIUM 'Moerheim Beauty'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Rich red-brown flowers growing to around 3 feet

 
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HELENIUM 'Ruby Tuesday'

HELENIUM 'Ruby Tuesday'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Deep red flowers with a golden/mahogany centre. Strong stems and compact habit

 
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HELENIUM 'Waltraut'

HELENIUM 'Waltraut'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Orange-yellow flowers with brown central cone

 
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HELENIUM 'Wyndley'

HELENIUM 'Wyndley'

Helen's flower, Sneeze weed

Bronze-yellow daisy flowers. Excellent for cutting

 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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