Red & Gold Sneezeweed Mix - Organic


Red & Gold Sneezeweed Mix - Organic

Helenium autumnale 4-5' tall. Supposedly used for snuff in earlier times, hence the common name.

A rich and blazing scheme of bronze, brown, crimson and yellow for a vibrant end-of-summer display. Single flowers resemble Coreopsis in shape but have a large center “button” much like a coneflower. Combine with asters and phlox for great late-season color.

Not fussy, easy to grow, excellent cutflower, and at its prime when most perennials are done blooming. Plant 18" apart in full sun. MOFGA-certified organic, grown at Ripley Farm. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)

703 Red & Gold Sneezeweed Mix - Organic
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants

When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.

Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.

Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers.
Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.
Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.

For more info:
About planting bare-root perennials.