Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

9cm pot £4.99
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Buy Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' sneezeweed: Copper-red, daisy-like flowers over a long season

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Held on wiry stems above the foliage, long-lasting, strongly-reflexed, daisy-like flowerheads appear in summer, in shades of rich orange and red with a prominent brown centre.

  • Garden care: Heleniums are versatile plants that love plenty of sunsh sunshine and moist soil. They rarely suffer from pests or diseases, however young plants do need to be protected from slug attack. Tall varieties need to be staked. To encourage the plant to repeat flower deadhead back to side shoots that have flower buds emerging. Cut back by half after flowering to help prevent mildew. Cut down to the ground in late winter. Every two or three years in the spring when the new growth is surging away you can divide the plants to keep them in top condition. Ideally the new growth should be about 7cm high. You can either replant them straight into the ground with loads of well- rotted organic matter to feed them and keep them moist, or plant them into pots but do make sure they are kept watered.

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Nice colourful plant for border

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Border filler

sob

Beekshire

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Beautiful autumn colour

5

This flowers for long periods in the autumn with beautiful colour. It is a good source of forage for bees in the late autumn when other supplies are dwindling.

Suzanne

Derbyshire

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A garden must have

5

Bees love this plant and that was really important for me when selecting this plant.

Florence

Leicestershire

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Excellent Herbaceous Perennial

5

I love Heleniums for their long flower period and they are always covered in bees. Moorheim Beauty is 1 of the best it as a strong grower and each flower has different tones of orange, copper and yellow. They look wonderful in a large group in my herbaceous border.

LYD

Ingatestone, Essex

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Attractive, bee friendly perennial.

5

Very attractive herbaceous perennial, hardy and loved by bees unfortunately also loved by slugs. Does need staking. Beautiful used in mixed border with grasses and other perennials.

Paradise.

East Sussex.

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Great for hot colour

5

Only put these in at the end of the season, they got off to a good start and am looking forward to lots if flowers this year. Very attractive to slugs - I use beer traps

Snowleopard

West midlands

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I will buy this product again

5

A very attractive addition to a large border or cottage garden. I wouldn't be without heleniums they are healthy hardy and I look forward to increasing them in my garden. They are very reliable and come back year after year, the rain we have experienced has not seemed to bother them at all and I have them in a sunny area which they thrive in. I have managed to get cut flowers from them and I have taken clumps up and moved them around and they spread happily, I do feed all my plants and use sprind and autumn mulch with manure, they have done well on this. They look great with my roses and do a good job of filling in at the back of my borders, bright and eye-catching.

Gwen

South West Wales

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Long lasting colour

5

These gave my beds a lovely long lasting look. A few mins spent deadheading gave me months of colour

Di

Maidenhead

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Attractive and colourfull

5

Bright attractive fragrant plant.

ColF

Sheffield

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Advice on planting your pre-designed Red Summer border Dear sir/madam I am particularly interested in buying the Red Summer Pre Designed Border. Please can you tell me whether these plants are suitable for planting in conjunction with weed inhibiting fabric. I want to minimise the amount of weeding required. Many thanks for your help Ruth

Ruth Hamilton

Hello Ruth, You can plant these into the weed supressing fabric without any trouble at all, provided you make sure the fabric allows the water to drain through. All you need to do is cut big crosses into the fabric and peel back the edges to plant and then fold back the edges again. I hope this helps.

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