Helenium Hoopesii

 

Helenium Hoopesii, Sneezeweed. An erect clump-forming Herbaceous perennial with greyish green basal leaves and orange-yellow flowers with yellow-brown centres in early to mid-summer. makes an attractive border specimen. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers June to July. Divide and replant every 2-3 yrs.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.