Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday' has long blooming, deep red flowers with button eyes that mahogany eyes that change to yellow.
'Ruby Tuesday' has small, deep-red flowers with button eyes of mahogany to gold. Appear in masses on exceptionally compact plants that top off at less than two feet. The flowers of Helenium are non-allergenic. Instead, it gets its name from the old-time use of the dried, powdered root for snuff. Helenium is a wonderful perennial that is easy to grow and provides months of fabulous colour from midsummer through early fall. Their tall stems and long lasting flowers make them ideal for cutting. Attracts butterflies. Rabbit resistant
Common Name: Sneezeweed
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Damp meadows and woodland margins.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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