Helen's Flower

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

Helen's Flower - Helenium  'Moerheim Beauty'

Common Name: Helen's Flower
Genus: Helenium
Cultivar: 'Moerheim Beauty'

The flowers were said to have grown from the tears of Helen of Troy

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Good for wildlife, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This herbaceous perennial has an upright habit. It has daisy-like mahogany-red flowers throughout summer. The leaves are mid-green. Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’ would be a good addition to a wildlife garden because it’s flowers attract bees. If dead-headed regularly, the flowers will continue to be produced into autumn. The flowers are also good for cutting.

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