Helenium autumnale

Common name: Sneezeweed

Native plant

A late season bloomer, Sneezeweed adds color to the landscape when most plants have wrapped up for the year.  Its large, abundant yellow flowers are a favorite of all sorts of bees.  Plants can be cut back in early June to reduce the need for staking and increase branching and number of blooms.  Great choice for wetter areas of the yard or as a late blooming addition to a prairie or cottage garden.


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Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period



Road-side/salt tolerant, Floodplain

General information

Mature height
2 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
5 Feet
Max width
3 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Fall color

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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