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Helenium autumnale

This is probably an escaped garden variety. But it is too close to call. Garden varieties and the wild plants along the Oswegatchie river are almost identical. Other garden varieties of autumnale have orange shaded flowers


Soil Type - moist, sandy loam
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - dry/moist to wet
Light - Full sun


Height - 2 -5 ft.
Time of bloom - August - Sept
Flower colors - yellow
Propagation - division, seed
Transplants - Easy