Helenium Mariachi™ Sombrero PP25,968

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Helen's Flower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Bright yellow blooms with yellow centers on this compact and well-branched plant. Flowers from late summer to fall. Attracts the beneficials. 'Sombrero' offers excellent powdery mildew resistance. Great as a cut flower.

Height

24-30 in

Spread

14-16 in

Interesting Notes

Genus name comes from the Greek name helenion which is the name of a Greek plant which honors Helen of Troy.

Powdered disk flowers and leaves of this species have in the past been dried and used as snuff, thus giving rise to the common name of sneezeweed.

This plant developed by AB Cultivars in the Netherlands.

Bloom Time

June-September

When to Divide

spring, every 3-4 years

Good Companions

Hardy Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Stonecrop (Sedum ), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum), Red Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Hybrid Aster (Aster ), Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ), Pennisetum glaucum (Millet ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia Monarch®), Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus ), Catmint (Nepeta grandiflora)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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