Mariachi™ Sombrero Helenium
Helenium x 'Sombrero' PP #25,968
|Description||This cute, compact, bushy blooming machine will brighten a sunny garden. Clear, sunshine yellow center cones are surrounded by even brighter yellow ray petals, on strong stems held above deep green, mounded foliage. Charming summer color for a cottage, wildlife, or cutting garden, or a small urban border. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Early to late summer|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 18 to 20 in. tall, 20 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Problems/Solutions||Deer Resistant, Very Wet Areas|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||This American native is perfectly at home in a meadow or prairie garden or open woodland in areas where regular moisture abounds. Thrives along a sunny stream bed or pond's edge.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Avens (Geum); Bee Balm (Monarda); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Aster (Aster)|
|Care||Provide organically rich, moist but well-drained soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, prefers regular moisture, even tolerating wet soils; does not tolerate dry soils. Fertilize only lightly. Remove spent flowers to encourage continued bloom. Hard prune by 1/2 after bloom period.|
|Lore||Helenium is a native wildflower from the Americas, found around damp woodland areas, alongside streams and ponds, and in moist meadow lands and prairies, with regular moisture. They have a shallow root system and will not thrive with periodic dry spells. Despite its name, sneezeweed is not a common source of seasonal allergies.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.