Sneezeweed, Common Sneezeweed, Bitterweed, Helen's Flower, False Sunflower, Large-flowered Sneezeweed, Fall Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale

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Botanical Name:

Helenium autumnale

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Helenium

Species:

autumnale

Common Name:

Sneezeweed, Common Sneezeweed, Bitterweed, Helen's Flower, False Sunflower, Large-flowered Sneezeweed, Fall Sneezeweed

Lot#:
9701
Seeds Per Pound:
912,540
Quantity:
0.17 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
101
Germination:
50%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
75%
Height:
4-5 feet
Collection Locale:
MN
Crop Year:
1997
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.17 lb
Prices
  • HELENIUM autumnale

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
8.95
1 oz
37.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Helenium autumnale is a flowering plant native to North America. Common names include common sneezeweed and large-flowered sneezeweed. more...
* Bright flowers of daisyish form, yellow ray petals and yellow-brown centers, from July to October; forms large clumps; parent of many hybrids; native to swamps and wet fields over much of the U.S.
* The dried nearly mature flower heads are used in a powdered form as a snuff to treat colds and headaches.
* The plant contains helenalin, a compound that has shown significant anti-tumour activity. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov