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Helenium x 'Loysder Wieck'

Also called Helen's Flower


More About Helenium x 'Loysder Wieck'

  • Tall, upright perennial for the back border
  • Daisy-like flowers open all yellow with a black, central cone
  • After flowers open, the petals curl to expose the orange underside
  • Mid-green, narrow, serrated leaves up to 15 cm long
  • Long-lasting cut flower
  • Bloom Time: Late August till frost

Interesting Notes:

This cultivar is named after Loysder (the home town of the breeder) and "wieck" (the Dutch word for a windmill's blade)  describing the shape of the flowers.

Zone:

3

Height:

90-100 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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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 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 x 'Loysder Wieck' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting