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Helenium autumnale

Common Sneezeweed (Dogtooth Daisy)

This native plant has heavily winged stems. Interesting cones center this autumn bloomer with petals of bright yellow. If this native exists in its native habitat, can grow to 3'.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Moist
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
August - October
Additional Information about Helenium autumnale

Traditionally used to treat many ailments. Named by Linnaeus after Helen of Troy, according to the legend, after the flowers sprang up where her tears had fallen.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Helenium autumnale

Performs best in full sun, moist but not wet. Can be cut back in mid summer for a more compact, well branched plant.