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Helenium autumnale 'Red & Gold' (Rotgold)

Also called Helen's Flower


Helenium autumnale 'Rotgold' - Red & Gold Sneezeweed

More About Helenium autumnale Red & Gold ('Rotgold')

  • Daisy-like flowers with irregular shades of bright gold and red hues
  • Erect, clump forming habit
  • Lance-shaped dark green leaves
  • Attracts butterflies and birds
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to fall

Zone:

4

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

Gold
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Red & Gold Sneezeweed Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in a fertile, moist soil, in full sun. To maintain compact habit and more flower count, it is recommended to pruning helenium back to half by mid-June. Staking may be required if planted in shadier sites. Divide every 2-3 years to maintain flower production.


Helenium autumnale Red & Gold ('Rotgold') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Foundation planting

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