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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    A tall, brash plant with chrome yellow flowers brightens the summer border. Easy to grow, it tolerates a wide variety of conditions, although a haircut in the spring will prevent flopping later.

    Latin Name

    Helenium autumnale


    Family

    Asteraceae


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Seasons

    Summer

    Uses

  • Rain Garden

  • Sunlight Exposure


    Tollerances

  • Deer
  • Clay Soil
  • Wet Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    History

    Sneezeweed appeared on John Bartram's plant list in the mid 1700s.


    Other Details

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