Autumn Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)
A cheery, deer resistant late season bloomer. Petals have distinctive lobed ends. Excellent addition to rain gardens! Despite its common name, it's pollinated by insects, not the wind, and so does not contribute to allergies.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic
Soil Type: Adaptable
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug-Oct
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Attracts a wide variety of pollinators such as bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, and moths. Hosts the rigid sunflower borer moth. Bitter taste makes it unpalatable to grazers.