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Helenium x 'Red Jewel'

Also called Helen's Flower


Helenium x 'Red Jewel' - Sneezeweed - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Helenium x 'Red Jewel'

  • Dense clusters of small dusky-red flowers with a brownish-orange cone
  • Sometimes tipped irregularly with yellow
  • Mid-green, narrow, serrated leaves, 15 cm long
  • Best suited for the back border
  • Bloom Time: July to October

Zone:

4

Height:

75-90 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Red
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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 'Red Jewel' 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

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Helenium x 'Red Jewel'