Helenium autumnale | Sneezeweed

The "sneeze" part of the name Sneezeweed is due to its ages-old use as a snuff, not allergenic pollen. Tall growing, place at the back of the border. Daisylike flowers are yellow but sometimes take on a bronzy hue. Plant parts are poisonous. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate, high

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: yellow, gold

Flower Season: summer, fall

Wildlife: bees