Downy Sunflower (Helianthus mollis)

Common names:
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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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help with ID by Sblow14 Jun 3, 2019 5:08 PM 8
I thought I knew its name but now I'm not sure by wildflowers Jun 17, 2012 7:34 AM 15

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