Sunflower (Helianthus divaricatus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 36 - 72 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division

credit: Jomegat

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aspenhill On May 4, 2012 Obtained plant
DG David (greenthumb99) and Pat (ecnalg) - qty 2
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HAVE: Hibiscus moscheutos (swamp hibiscus, hardy hibiscus or swamp rose mallow) by UrbanWild Oct 15, 2019 1:42 PM 14
Sunflower species? by winn Aug 15, 2016 11:38 AM 2

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