$4.25 – $7.95
photo credit: Bill Summers @ USDA-NRCS.jpg
Soil: Hydric (Wet) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: Composite, Daisy-like
A very showy tall sunflower! Good for attracting beneficial Insects including many types of bees. Plants have aggressive rhizomes and are good for large restoration projects or single species plot-type plantings.
Food Uses: Oil from sunflower seeds can be used for cooking, and soap making.
Other Uses: Excellent pollinator plant.
Name: Helianthus is literally sunflower in Greek.