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Helenium ( Coppelia Sneezeweed )




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Helenium
( Coppelia Sneezeweed )

Upright, clumping perennial with branching stems and lance-shaped to narrowly ovate leaves, 4 to 6 inches long. Showy, 2 to 3 inch wide daisy-like flowerheads are borne from summer to fall and are highly attractive to bees. Beautiful in a mixed border and for cut flowers.


How to Grow this Plant:


Characteristics
Cultivar:Coppelia
Family:Asteraceae
Size:Height: 0 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 0 ft. to 2 ft.
Plant Category:perennials,
Plant Characteristics:low maintenance,
Foliage Characteristics:medium leaves, poisonous,
Foliage Color:green,
Flower Characteristics:erect, long lasting, poisonous, showy, single,
Flower Color:oranges,
Tolerances:drought, heat & humidity,
Requirements
Flowering Time Range:Mid Summer to Early Fall
USDA Hardiness Zone:4 to 8
AHS Heat Zone:Not defined for this plant
Light Range:Sun to Full Sun
pH Range:5.5 to 6.5
Soil Range:Sandy Loam to Clay Loam
Water Range:Dry to Moist


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