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Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

Other names

Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty', Helenium 'Moorheim Beauty'., Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty'

Genus

Helenium Helenium

Variety or Cultivar

'Moerheim Beauty' _ 'Moerheim Beauty' is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with lance-shaped, dark green leaves and large, dark-centred, copper-red flowers throughout summer.


Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red, Copper in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Support stems for best results.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

Other names

Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty', Helenium 'Moorheim Beauty'., Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty'

Genus

Helenium Helenium

Variety or Cultivar

'Moerheim Beauty' _ 'Moerheim Beauty' is an upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with lance-shaped, dark green leaves and large, dark-centred, copper-red flowers throughout summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red, Copper in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed 'Moerheim Beauty') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Support stems for best results.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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