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Botanical name: Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday'
Other names: Sneezeweed 'Ruby Tuesday' , Helenium 'Ruby Thuesday'
Variety or cultivar: 'Ruby Tuesday' _ 'Ruby Tuesday' is a compact, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with branching stems, lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and, in late summer and early autumn, tall, upright stems bearing dark red to burgundy, daisy-like flower heads with maroon and yellow centres.
Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Leaf spot
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut back by half after flowering to prevent mildew. Cut to the base in late winter or early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...
Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday' (Sneezeweed 'Ruby Tuesday' ) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting
Cultivation: Plant in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. May need support. Divide every 2-3 years to maintain vigour.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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