Bright yellow blooms with yellow centers on this compact and well-branched plant. Flowers from late summer to fall. Attracts the beneficials. 'Sombrero' offers excellent powdery mildew resistance. Great as a cut flower.
Genus name comes from the Greek name helenion which is the name of a Greek plant which honors Helen of Troy.
Powdered disk flowers and leaves of this species have in the past been dried and used as snuff, thus giving rise to the common name of sneezeweed.
This plant developed by AB Cultivars in the Netherlands.