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Helenium Collection | Sarah Raven

Helenium Collection

Three top performers in our helenium trial last summer.
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3 x 9cm pots (200585-3)

3 x 9cm pots

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Common name
Sneezeweed
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
3 x 9cm pots
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Plant in full sun in groups of 3 or more. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.

Description

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:

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.