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Sneezeweed

Helenium autumnale 'Mariachi TM 'Siesta'' PP025969

'Siesta' features deep, true red, ruffled petals surrounding a rich brown cone. Good branching habit and terrific for cutting.

Also known as Helen’s Flower, or Sneezeweed, there are many fine hybrid selections, valued for their late summer display of bright daisy-like flowers. This compact variety is part of the Mariachi TM Series and features deep, true red, ruffled petals surrounding a rich brown cone. Good branching habit, terrific for cutting. From Arie Blom of AB-Cultivars in The Netherlands. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid summer to fall

Mature Height:

18-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 70-75° F under long days with high light conditions. Water moderately, and allow to dry some between watering. Once actively growing, fertilize with 100-150 ppm N at each watering. Pinch to increase branching. Plants generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in moist, well-drained soil in full sun.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.