Helenium hybrid 'Mardi Gras'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Prolific bloomer
  • Well branched plant
  • Nice late season color
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Average Water
Average Water

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Helenium will thrive in any average to rich, moist, well-drained soil and full sun.  Pinch plants back by half in late spring to encourage a more sturdy, compact habit. Deadhead to promote rebloom.

Height: 36-40 in
Spacing: 18-20 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 4-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Mass Planting
  • Fall Color
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water