3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 511350-3 £19.95 Delivery mid March
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Three top performers in our helenium trial last summer. With all three, if you do the 'Chelsea Chop' in May, reducing a third of the stems by one third and a third by two-thirds, they flower right through summer and autumn. I love them for picking too.

This collection contains 1 plant each of:
Genus Helenium
Variety Sahin's Early Flowerer, Salsa (Mariachi Series), Short and Sassy
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Sneezewort
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalk, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Support the heavy stems with a network of hazel sticks. Keep deadheading towards the end of summer to encourage new flowers. Divide in spring or autumn.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life Strip the bottom leaves and they will last over a week in water.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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