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Mardi Gras Helenium

SKU: AM014140
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
'Mardi Gras' Helenium adds bold late-season color to the garden, with red-orange petals edged in yellow that circle mounded, deep-brown center cones. Native to the States, Helenium is deer resistant and can be planted both in the garden and in containers. A butterfly favorite that blooms from summer through fall. (Helenium) PP#15124
key features
Botanical Name
Helenium Helbro PP#15124
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-40" tall
Bloom Time
Summer to fall


Helenium, also known as Sneezeweed or Helen’s flower is easy to grow in any sunny spot. It prefers moist soil and should be cut back after blooms are done. Growing to be about 36-40” tall, this perennial can be planted in the border of a garden or in containers. Helenium is also critter-resistant.