Commmon name: Sneezeweed Helenium Red Jewel

Height: 30-36 Inches
Spread: 18-24 Inches
Flower Color: Gold/Orange Shades  Red shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?:  Average water needs Consistent water needs
Want to see wings?: Attracts butterflies
How fast should it grow?:  Medium
When should it bloom?: Midsummer  Late summer  Early fall
How's your soil?:  Average Soil  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?:Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?: Prairie  Cottage  Eclectic
 
 

One of the best native perennials for late season color.  Some flowers may have yellow tipped petals. The tall flower stems are great for cutting for fresh bouquets.

This plant is well-suited to the middle or back of the flower border and combines well with purple foliage Sedums such as ‘Xenox’.