Helenium autumnale Main Page

Scientific name: Helenium autumnale       hel-e-ne-um   aw-tum-nal-e

Common name: Sneezeweed; Helenís Flower

Design Characteristics

Height  >36"
Spread  36-48"
Form  upright
Texture  medium
Flower color  yellow
 orange
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  August-October

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 moist
Propagation
method
 divide in spring or fall
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  back of border
Comments  can be quite tall

 may flop over if not staked