Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’

sneezeweed

  • © Jim Ledger

Outstanding Qualities

A late-blooming perennial, 'Moerheim Beauty' produces rich, amber-brown sprays of daisy-like flowers. These appear abundantly from mid-summer through autumn on bushy plants. This makes a beautiful companion plant for ornamental grasses and fall asters.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 0 in. (0.61 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 9

Flower Color: red

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun

Water Requirements: drought tolerant when established

Wildlife Associations: bees, butterflies

Colors & Combos

Great Color Contrasts: purple, gold, blue

Great Color Partners: red, yellow, orange

Culture Notes
This sneezeweed requires full sun and well-drained soil. Once established it will tolerate drought, but does appreciate occasional summer watering. Cut it to the ground in autumn once the foliage begins to yellow.