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Helenium autumnale Salsa

Mariachi™ Series

Helen's Flower, Sneezeweed

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-20" (Plant 20-24" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Red / Orange
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Spicy salsa red/orange petals surround a dark maroon and yellow cone. Valued for vibrant late summer color, terrific for cutting. Stunning in wildflower gardens. The Mariachi™ Series are dwarf varieties developed to be consistently shorter than other autumnale species.

Helenium Salsa provides outstanding fall color in the garden, blending with all the hues of autumn. Striking when planted in drifts or among ornamental grasses. The straight flower stems are great for fresh bouquets.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Helenium General Information:

Helenium are North American natives with prolific flowering. A good backbone plant for the late summer and fall border. Pronounced chocolate button centers are surrounded by a skirt of colorful patterned petals. Drought resistant and carefree. Great for cutting and attractive to butterflies. Plant it and enjoy the show.

Helenium Plant Care:

Does not usually need staking. Best in a moist soil, but will tolerate short periods of dry. Plants may be pinched or cut back in early spring to encourage branching. Disease and pest free. Easy to divide in spring or fall every 3-4 years.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: HESA