Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer'

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Buy Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer' sneezeweed: An earlier flowering sneezeweed

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

    Producing its flowerheads from early to mid-summer, this is one of the first Heleniums into flower each year. Surrounding the brown central cone, which gradually turns yellow and becomes more conspicuous as the disc florets open from the outer edge, the elongated ray florets are variably and attractively coloured with a mix of yellow and burnt orange to ochre red streaks.

  • Garden care: Heleniums are versatile plants that love plenty of 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 to three years divide the plants in spring to keep them in top condition. When replanting add loads of well-rotted organic matter to the soil to feed them and keep them moist.

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Long flowering

5

I love all heleniums but 'Sahin's Early Flowerer ' is the best as it has a very long flowering period. This year my large clump flowered from May to October. It also attracts bees. The plants looked great in my herbaceous border and contrast well with purple.

LYD

Ingatestone, Essex

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Gorgeous flowers

5

The plants were a good size and coped with my heavy soil, and the flowers lasted well.

Sofia

East Anglia

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Lovely autumn plant

5

Great for extending season into autumn and colours tie in with autumn leaves

Sarah falkland

Fife

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Lovely!

5

Incredibly hardy, kept flowering to December. Back in force this year, looking forward to seeing them make their show again, so cheerful and pretty in a mixed border.

Mrs Forrie

London

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Helenium

5

Good sized, healthy plants perfect for my orange/ yellow bed . Hopefully long flowering too.

Gilly

North east

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Choose this one!

5

I love heleniums but this is my absolute favourite. Starts earlier and goes on longer than the rest. Each flower is an individual with slightly different colour action to the next. Beautifully shaped flowers. Wonderful for cutting. What's not to love. If you choose only one helenium ...chose this one!

Geogirl

Rutland

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