sneezeweed - hellenium

The common name is derived from the use of the grounded plant as a snuff ingredient rather than allergen. It shouldn’t make you sneeze. Butterflies are drawn to their colorful blooms. This native daisy like plant needs full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Unlike coneflower and black eyed Susan perennials, they are not drought tolerant.

Flowers July through August.

Height: 24″ – 60″

Width: 24″ – 36″

Watering and soil: Moist well drained soil.

Exposure: Sun.

Varieties: Short n Sassy.

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