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Helenium autumnale Mariachi™ 'Salsa' (sneezeweed)

Helenium autumnale Mariachi™ 'Salsa' PP25978


Absolutely covered in tomato-red flowers from summer to fall
Blooms age to shades of red, orange and yellow
Dense, compact habit
From AB Cultivars
Brought to market by Plants Nouveau

These bold, spicy red flowers are sure to bring rhythm to your garden palette! Its dense, compact and tidy habit will be COVERED with bright red blooms that age to shades of orange and yellow from late summer through fall. A must-have perennial for late season color and pollinator activity in the garden border.

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18-20 Inches


20-24 Inches


18 Inches

Bloom Color

Orange, Red

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

sneezeweed Interesting Notes

Sneezeweed is a natural rabbit repellant.

Helenium autumnale Mariachi™ 'Salsa' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in full sun and average to moist, well-drained soil. Cut foliage back after flowering to get a second bloom. Water well upon planting and regularly until established. 

Good Substitutions

purple-headed sneezeweed Helenium flexuosum 'Tiny Dancer'
sneezeweed Helenium 'Mardi Gras'
common sneezeweed Helenium autumnale

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
For Animals
Caution: Toxic
Propagation Type
Tissue culture