Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)

Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)

A large wetland flower perfect for rain gardens and shoreline restorations. It compliments other moisture-loving flowers that bloom in the late summer such as Blazing Stars, New England Aster, and Ironweed. It’s also a favorite of pollinators.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Wet, Medium-Wet
Height:    4 feet
Blooms:    Aug, Sept, Oct
Color:    Yellow
Spacing:    18-24″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Pollinators

Design Tips

Plant Sneezeweed in small groups next to other late summer and fall blooming flowers in wet locations. Perfect choice for rain gardens.

Companion Plants

New England Aster
Fox Sedge
Meadow Blazing Star
Prairie Blazing Star