Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


 Helenium flexusum - Purple-headed Sneezeweed

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

Wildlife Significance
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

Cultivation Information
Helenium flexusum
Helenium flexusum
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
native plants 44074
I noticed these Sneezeweeds, covered with bees on the Bike and Hike Trail in Stow, Ohio. Pretty sure they are not the native species but beautiful and productive in their own right.
Plant Provenance - Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN - 2012 Nodding Onion Gardens