Willow-leaved Sunflower (Helianthus salicifolius 'Low Down')

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Dwarf Willow Leaf Sunflower

Also sold as:
Helianthus angustifolius 'Low Down'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10-14 inches
Plant Spread: 16-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP13,197 (2002)
Parentage: Golden Pyramid x Autumn Glory

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.

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