Helianthus pauciflorus (laetiflorus)

Common name: Showy Sunflower

Native plant

Showy Sunflower produces full, yellow flowers with maroon to light brown centers.  Like other native sunflowers, blooms occur late summer to early fall and last up to 2 months.  This plant will spread rhizomatously, forming dense colonies rather quickly, and as such is best used in informal gardens or open prairie landscapes.  Flowers attract many pollinators, and seed heads are a food source for birds, particularly finches, in the winter months.

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Summer

Urban environment

Road-side/Salt Tolerant

Growth form

Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

Yellow

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
4 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
5 Feet
Max width
4 Feet

Additional information

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