Helenium 'July Sun' has plenty of flowers. Each bloom is around 4cm wide. Amazing in borders as a tall accent plant.
In beds and borders, plant Helenium in groups for an amazing colour show late summer to autumn. Once the petals fall, the spent flower cones will remain ornamental. The dark green leaves grow along the stems.
Keep the soil moist for best flowers and plant it in a sunny position. The soil needs to be well drained and humus rich is ideal. In summer, remove the spent flower heads of Helenium 'July Sun' to encourage more blooms. The flowers grow larger in areas where there are cool nights. Protect plants from slugs and snails.
Helenium are good companions include Crocosmia, Dahlias such as 'Bishop of Llandaff' or Alstroemerias. In ideal conditions, the colony will gradually increase year after year.
Heleniums make great cut flowers.
Supplied as: Bare rooted
Helenium x autumnale
Summer to Autumn
Cool to Temperate
Unavailable in WA
Full Sun to Semi Shade