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Botanical name: Helenium autumnale
Family: Asteraceae
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering time: Late Summer to Autumn
Size: Copper Star- 90cm x 50cm
Zimbelstern- 125cm x 60cm
Preferred soil: Rich, well drained.
Preferred position: Full sun
Preferred climate: Cool to temperat
Planting depth and spacing: Plant with the crown (where the stem meet the
roots) at ground level & 50-60cm apart.
Pruning: Cut back to the ground each Winter.
Watering: Keep watered during main growth periods.
Fertilising: Apply a general purpose fertiliser annually in early Spring.
Frost tolerance: Hardy.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:35 AM
Keywords: Helenium, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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