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Helenium flexuosum, Purplehead Sneezeweed Seed Balls

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Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Purplehead Sneezeweed (Helenium flexuosum). Smaller than Common Sneezeweed, Purplehead Sneezweed has a darker purple center. A late-season bloomer, Purple-head Sneezeweed is an important plant for pollinators as they prepare for winter. A cheerful US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

Sneezeweed does not cause allergies. The name is derived from the Native American use of making a snuff from the dried leaves.

Plant outdoors Spring or Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.

DETAILED INFORMATION
• A perennial
• Native to Eastern US
• full sun and rich, moderate to wet
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Spring or Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Purplehead Sneezeweed is native to the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia.

ABOUT SEED BALLS
Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

OUR PROMISE
Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.

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