Helenium Mariachi 'Siesta' PP25,969

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Helen's Flower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

An ornate maroon and yellow cone is surrounded by deep tomato red petals. Nice compact and bushy habit. Ideal choice for beds, borders, and cutting gardens. Cut flowers are long-lasting in fresh bouquets.

Height

24-30 in

Spread

20-24 in

Color

Red

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerates hot, dry conditions. Plant in fertile, well-drained soil. Looks best with some summer water. Remove faded flowers. Divide plants eevery 3-4 years for best performance.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Ironweed (Vernonia lettermanii), Goldenrod (Solidago ), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia speciosa), Spiked Gayfeather, Blazing Star (Liatris spicata), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Tall Stonecrop (Sedum ), Bitter Switchgrass (Panicum amarum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
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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