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Sneezeweed - Helenium autumnale

Regular price $10.50

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Phonetic: hel-EH-nee-um aw-tum-NAH-lay

Sneezeweed flowers in late summer or fall.  Fertilize sparingly to avoid stems becoming weak.  Prune in spring to encourage stronger stems and branching.  

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-8
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: August, September, October
  • Soil Type: Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 3-5'H, 3'W
  • Plant Spacing: 1.5-2'
  • Host Plant: Dainty Sulphur Butterfly
  • Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Cut flower, deer resistant, tolerates clay soil
  • Landscape Uses: Cottage gardens, meadows, moist margins ponds and streams, perennial borders, rain gardens
  • Companion Plants: Big Bluestem, Liatris Spicata, Native Bergamot, New England Aster, Joe Pye Weed 
  • Deer Resistant