Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Bees
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
East Coast Native
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Drought Tolerant
Container
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant

Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday'

Sneezeweed

Very floriferous, compact fall bloomer brightens the garden when everything else starts to fade. Beautiful ruby red daisy-like blooms with a brown center that eventually fades to gold appear late summer into fall. One of the best native selections.

Height:

18-24 in

Spacing:

18-24" (46-61 cm)

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Time:

Late Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Ruby Red with brown centers

Helenium (hel-le'-nee-um)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Common Sneezeweed

Vibrant daisy flowers in shades of red, bronze or yellow grace upright, branching plants, August to September. Stake plants for support or pinch early in the growing season to produce shorter plants. Attracts butterflies and is an excellent cut flower.

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