Helenium autumnale
(Fast growing, fragrant, container gardens, popular pollinator in daisy family)

Fun Facts:

  • Name “sneezeweed” refers to the fact that the leaves were used to make snuff
  • Greek mythology: helenium emerged from the tears of Helen of Troy
  • Native Americans used plant to treat fevers and head colds

Height: 3 ft
Spacing: 18-24 in
Sun: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Soil: Sandy loam to clay
Moisture: Wet to medium Drought Tolerant*
Bloom: Yellow in late summer to fall
Species: Bees, wasps, butterflies, birds, Silvery Checkerspot

Plants come in a 4 inch by 4 inch pot.