Helenium 'Carnival'

Carnival Helen's Flower

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

Petals emerge in rays of bright yellow with an orange reverse and radiate from a prominent cinnamon cone. After a week of stunning display, petals quill or roll up like a drumstick, creating a carnival of color.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average


Size: 30 - 36 tall x 24 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Clumping, Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Mixed / Variable, Orange, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Summer, Fall
Flower Shape: Daisy / Composite, Single

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos