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
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.
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
Moist to Average