Images by Gurcharan Singh and Aarti Khale, Inserted by Gurcharan Singh


Cultivar ‘Helena Red Shades’ (Images by Gurcharan Singh and Aarti Khale, Inserted by Gurcharan Singh)



Common name: Helen’s Flower, Common sneezeweed, Fall sneezeweed

Helenium autumnale is a flowering plant native to North America. Common names include common sneezeweed and large-flowered sneezeweed.[1][2][3] 

Common sneezeweed grows up to a meter tall. In late summer and fall, it bears daisylike flower heads with notched, recurved ray florets. 
Common sneezeweed is cultivated as a garden perennial 
There are multiple named varieties varying in color and height. ‘Pumilum Magnificum’ is a yellow variety about two feet tall. ‘Bruno’, a reddish brown cultivar, ‘Kupfersprudel’, which is yellow/orange, and ‘Butterpat’, which is golden, all grow 3 to 3.5 feet tall. ‘Chippersfield Orange’ is up to 4 feet tall and is orange streaked with gold. 
(From Wikipedia on 19.5.13)

Helenium autumnale L. photographed from Kashmir.



Asteraceae Fortnight Part 1-Radiate Heads: Helenium autumnale ‘Helena Red Shades’ from Kashmir-GS74 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Helenium autumnale ‘Helena Red Shades’ photographed from Kashmir

Superb pics for me..



sharing pictures of Helenium autumnale, with Yellow flowers from the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar.

Pictures taken on 10/9/2011.

Again pictures from the Mughal Gardens of Srinagar with Orange Flowers.

Pictures taken on 10/9/2011.