Sawtooth Sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 36 - 100 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Not suitable for containers


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Very tall perennial sunflower - what species is it? by JuneOntario Sep 13, 2013 7:09 PM 7
Wildflowers in Northern gardens? by CarolineScott Sep 18, 2013 6:23 AM 22
Pollinator Seed sources by sandnsea2 Jan 19, 2012 6:41 PM 12
Snow sowing....;-) by chelle Dec 29, 2011 3:06 PM 7

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