Helenium autumnale Offered in the past as Sneezeweed Supposedly used for snuff in earlier times, hence the sneeze. Also known as Sunny Bride. A rich chromatic scale of bronze, brown, crimson and yellow for an end-of-summer display. Single flowers resemble Coreopsis but have a large center “button” like coneflower, and cover the tops of branching upright 4–5' plants. Makes great late-season color. Supposedly used for snuff in earlier times, hence one common name. Not fussy, easy to grow, excellent for cutting. At its prime when most perennials have finished blooming. Generally a low germinator; needs 2–3 weeks. Perennial, Zones 3-10. ~5,000 seeds/g. ③
5119 Helen’s Flower Mix
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All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.