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Helenium autumnale 'Red & Gold Hybrids'

Helenium autumnale 'Red & Gold Hybrids'
Flowering Time:Late Summer-Fall

Most likely a hybrid cross from a few different species but sold under this name. Plants grow 3-4 feet tall and have many daisy like flowers with a smooth cone like center in different shades of red and gold plus combinations producing nice bicolors. Butterflies and birds love this plant and they make nice cut flowers too. blooms in late summer and early fall. Will bloom the second year. Flowering stems can be shorted by cutting back by half in late June. The genus is named after Helen of Troy and the species name means 'of the fall' because plants bloom in the fall. Full sun in moist soils but doing very well in normal good garden soils. Divide up clumps every three years by simply digging them up in spring and pulling them apart and replanting.
$5per pot