Helenium MARIACHI™ 'FUEGO'

Helenium MARIACHI™
Helenium MARIACHI™ 'FUEGO'
Helen's flower, sneezeweed
SIZE/TYPE mid-sized perennial
USUAL HEIGHT 0.8-0.8m
USUAL WIDTH 0.5-0.6m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS kombinovaná:yellow a deep red
BLOOMING TIME July - October
LOCATION full to partial sun
USDA zone (lowest) 4   (down to -34°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Perennials
Summer blooms
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Helen’s flower (sneezeweed) is an attractive perennial for summer and autumn borders. Newer cultivars are selected for extended blooming time or different colour play. Mariachi™ is a fascinating series of compact sneezeweeds bred by Arie Blom from the Netherlands. Fuego was patented as PP25977 in 2015.

Mariachi™ Fuego is a compact and rather short sneezeweed variety with cheerful flowers. They are bright golden yellow and crimson with small, central cones of burgundy red and yellow green colour. Try combining them with blue sage for striking colour contrast, and be sure your flower bed will look like a calendar picture. Stems are only about 80 cm tall, and well branched, producing numerous flowers also at the tips of side shoots from late July until early autumn. Leaves are soft green, lanceolate, and appear along the stems as well as near the ground.

Sneezeweed will grow in almost soil type but prefers fertile, reasonably drained but constantly moist soil and full sun. It hates drought. It is recommended to divide every 2-4 years to encourage new roots and young plants. All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if eaten. Fully hardy to about -34°C (USDA zone 4).

Last update 10-08-2018
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  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
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  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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