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Downy Sunflower

Regions 1,2,3,4,5,6 ex FL - Dry-Med

$272.50Per Pound


Height: 2' - 5'
Scientific Name: Helianthus mollis
Source: Native
Class: Forb
Growth: Perennial
Color: Yellow
Soils: Dry to Medium Soil Moisture
Bloom Period: Summer/Fall
Sun: Full Sun
Seeds per Pound: 120,000
Wetland: N/A
Regions: 1,2,3,4,5,6 ex FL

Downy Sunflower is a 2' to 5' tall native perennial that grows best in full sun sites. The common name is derived from the dense covering of soft greyish hairs on the stem and leaves. It is a summer and early fall flowering plant that has large 3" wide yellow flowers. The plant grows best in dry to medium moisture soils and performs well in poor sandy or rocky soils. Downy Sunflower will form dense colonies from their spreading rhizomes on good sites. Not a good choice for formal garden; however, it is ideal for native gardens, borders, wildflower meadows, and wildlife habitat plantings. Birds eat the seed and it is a nectar source for numerous native bees.

Prices listed are based on pure live seed weight, not bulk weight. You are only paying for viable seed.

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Downy Sunflower

Downy Sunflower

Region 1,2,3,4,5,6 ex FL - Dry-Med Soils - Full Sun

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