Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Songbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Bloom Color
Yellow
Attributes
Long Blooming
East Coast Native
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
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Riverbend Nursery (AKW)

Helenium flexuosum 'Tiny Dancer'

Sneezeweed

Helenium 'Tiny Dancer' has brown cones surrounded with reflexed petals of a flowing fringe of bright yellow. It is a low-growing floriferous plant that, in a group, looks like hundreds of yellow-skirted dancers in motion. It is a compact native that is easy to grow and long lived in a wide variety of conditions. It is tolerant of heat and humidity.

Native

Height:

18-36 in

Spacing:

12-18"

Additional:

Sneezeweed is a natural rabbit repellant. Plant in full sun and dry locations for best performance.

Hardiness Zone:

4-10

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Brown Cone w/ Yellow Petals

Helenium (hel-le'-nee-um)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Common Sneezeweed

Vibrant daisy flowers in shades of red, bronze or yellow grace upright, branching plants, August to September. Stake plants for support or pinch early in the growing season to produce shorter plants. Attracts butterflies and is an excellent cut flower.

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