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Helenium flexuosum 'Tiny Dancer' (purple-headed sneezeweed)

Helenium flexuosum 'Tiny Dancer'

purple-headed sneezeweed

This great floriferous native is very attractive in the garden and in flower arrangements. Its delightful brown spherical cones are surrounded by a flowing fringe of bright yellow reflexed petals looking like hundreds of yellow skirted dancers in motion. The foliage is compact and bushy. Tolerant of a wide variety of conditions, H. flexuosum blooms from mid-summer into fall. Native from Massachusettes to Florida.

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Height

18-36 Inches

Spread

12-18 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-10

purple-headed sneezeweed Interesting Notes

Sneezeweed is a natural rabbit repellant.

Helenium flexuosum 'Tiny Dancer' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow in full sun or partial shade in average to moist soils. Tolerant of a variety of garden conditions, but prefers not to be in a very dry location.

Good Substitutions

sneezeweed Helenium 'Mardi Gras'
sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Mariachi™ 'Salsa'
common sneezeweed Helenium autumnale

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Moist
Moist
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Summer
Summer

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
For Animals
Caution: Toxic
Attributes
Native to North America
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Fall
Propagation Type
Seed cultivar