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Helenium Mariachi™ Sombrero

Helen's Flower (Sneezeweed)

  • Category: Perennial
  • Patent:PP25,968
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:24-30 in
  • Spread:14-16 in
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Foliage Color: Green

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.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Cut Flower/Foliage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Bloom Time
June - September
Additional Information about Helenium Mariachi™ Sombrero

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.