Today's bloom is Helenium Species (Helenium autumnale)

Bloom of the Day for May 28th, 2008:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Red, Orange , Bright Yellow, Maroon/Burgundy

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 8b

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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3 vendors have this plant for sale.

18 members have or want this plant for trade.

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gessiegail wrote:
I can't wait to go find seed for this one!

plantladylin wrote:
Gail, isn't that gorgeous? This is one plant I wish would grow in my zone ... Helen's Flower, because my youngest sister's name is Helen! Check out Plant Files: a couple of vendors have it for sale Here's a cultivar called Mardi Gras:

gessiegail wrote:
Lin, I will check out your sites but I bet we can grow it. Thanks for the sites and I want to see the other cultivar. No we can't! Bummer. I know that if a perennial says 8b we can't because I have trouble with perennials which say zone 9 (LOL) This message was edited Jun 3, 2008 7:47 PM