(Helenium autumnale): (5 pt) 18-20”, compact, upright; stout rigid well-branched stems.. Deep-true-red wedge-shaped petals surrounding a maroon/yellow cone, giving 2-tone effect to June-September flowers. Narrow lance-shape 4-6” leaves. Medium to wet, likes moist rich soil. Borders, cottage/cutting/rain gardens. Bees, Butterflies. Stream Buffers.
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