Helen's Flower

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Helenium autumnale
Common Name: Helen's Flower
Bloom Time: August to September
Height: 36-40 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil, Tolerates periodic moisture
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics:
  • Butterfly attractor, Keeps well as cut flower, Tolerant of Jugalan's toxins (walnut species poisoning), Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Native Wisconsin prairie plant, Wet tolerant, growing well in moist soils
  • preferably with good drainage