Helenium autumnale
(Helen’s flower, sneezeweed)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

Most are hybrids; ‘Rotgold,’ ‘Rubinzwerg,’ ‘Wyndley,’ ‘Mardi Gras’

Height: 36 – 72 inches


Spread:  30 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
stake or cage plants to reduce flopping; shorter, more compact hybrids and cultivars with greater bloom color variety are available; maintain consistent moisture


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

erect, mound-forming; stems unbranched

Foliage

dark green; medium texture

Flowers

compound, with small notched yellow rays and a round, dull, yellow raised disk; July-October

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