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For wet spaces, common sneezeweed is found along stream banks, in wet meadows and other wetland areas.

For wet spaces, common sneezeweed is found along stream banks, in wet meadows and other wetland areas. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Helenium autumnale

Common sneezeweed

Contrary to the common name, sneezeweed does not make you sneeze. This species is an erect, clump-forming plant with clusters of yellow flowers. Occurs in moist places such as wet meadows, along streams, and pond edges; intolerant of dry soils. 


Height:

2-5 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Helenium autumnale Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Shade to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HEAU