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Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera / Sneezeweed

    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera / Sneezeweed

    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera is a showy, compact perennial plant that is popular for its bright and colorful blooms. This plant belongs to the Asteraceae family and is a hybrid cultivar developed by Dutch breeders. Heleniums are commonly known as sneezeweed due to the traditional use of its dried leaves as a snuff.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 40-60 cm (16-24 in)
    • Spread: 30-40 cm (12-16 in)
    • Flower color: Bright yellow and red bicolor flowers
    • Flowering period: Midsummer to early fall (July-October)
    • Foliage: Narrow, lance-shaped, and deep green leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera is an excellent addition to any garden or landscape. It can be used as a border plant, in rock gardens, and mixed borders. It is also suitable for cut flower arrangements.

    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera is a tough and reliable perennial that is easy to grow. It is a low maintenance plant that requires minimal care. It is also highly attractive to pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

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    Care Instructions:
    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It can tolerate some drought once established, but it is best to water regularly to encourage healthy growth and flowering. Deadheading the spent blooms can encourage more flowering. This plant is generally pest and disease-resistant.

    Final Thoughts:
    Helenium hybrid Mariachi Bandera is an eye-catching plant that is sure to brighten up any garden or landscape. Its bold and colorful blooms, combined with its low maintenance nature, make it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Additionally, it has historical significance as its dried leaves were traditionally used as a snuff, and its genus name Helenium is derived from the Greek word "helenion," which means "plant dedicated to Helen of Troy."