Helenium autumnale

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Common Name:  Sneezeweed

Full sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to most soils, slightly acid to neutral pH.  2-4 feet height, blooms late summer to fall, yellow flowers, can be an invasive re-seeder.

Germination Code: A, D

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

Showy flowers.  Its name comes from prior use of its leaves for snuff, not from causing allergies.  Can get up to 5 feet tall and require some staking.  Easy to grow from seed.  Attracts butterflies.

Sneezeweed - Helenium autumnale
Photo by John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/