Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


 Helenium flexuosum - Purple-headed Sneezeweed

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Helenium flexuosum

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website for the specific range of the Purple-headed Sneezeweed


Wildlife Significance

Purple-headed Sneezeweed

Pollen - Nectar Source - A wide variety of insects including:long and short-tongued bees, wasps, flies,

Nectar source -
butterflies and skippers.

Deer - Do not enjoy this plant

For more details visit the Illinois Wildflower website

Seed Provenance - Helenium flexuosum -

Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN - 2012 Nodding Onion Gardens
Helenium flexuosum

Cultivation Information

Helenium flexuosum

Helenium flexusum
Helenium flexuosum
Height - 1 to 3 ft
Flower Color
- Yellow
Blooms - August - October
Sun - Sun to part sun

Soil - Normal to wet

Hardy Zone -

pH - slightly acid
Family -Asteracea
A golden sea of Helenium flexusum