Helenium 'Sombrero'

Mariachi™ Sombrero Sneezeweed

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Sombrero Sneezeweed is an erect clumping native perennial with rigid winged stems that branch at the tops and lance-shaped leaves.  Clusters of lemon yellow flowers resembling daisies with distinctive wedge-shaped petals  and prominent yellow center disks bloom from late summer until the first frost.  Grows best in full sun and medium to wet well drained soils.  Sombrero has excellent powdery mildew resistance.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

1.5' - 2'

Spread: 

1.5' - 2'

Spacing: 

1.5'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Yellow

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.   Susceptible to powdery mildew, leaf spot, and rust.  Can pinch back in early summer before flowering to control height and promote more floriferous blooms, or stake to provide support.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasWildlife Garden, Water Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Aster, Blue Vervain, Blazing Star

IMAGE: Agnieszka Kwiecien, NovaHelenium autumnale 2017-10-15 01CC BY-SA 4.0

 

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