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Helenium Pipsqueak
Helenium Pipsqueak
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Helenium Pipsqueak

Dwarf Helenium

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.245.450

(='Blopip') Also known as Helen's Flower, or Sneezeweed, there are many fine hybrid selections, valued for their late summer display of daisy-like flowers. This variety forms a low, bushy mound of green leaves, bearing loads of brown-eyed bright-yellow daisies, the petals gently drooping. Excellent in the border, as well as for cutting. Performs best when grown in a moist, rich soil and watered during summer droughts. Powdery mildew can sometimes be a problem. Attractive to butterflies.

Further details for
Helenium Pipsqueak

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.