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Downy Sunflower (Helianthus mollis)


Light:

Full or half day sun

Flowering:

Late summer

Soil:

Any average soil. Drought tolerant.

Height:

60 inches

Color:

Yellow

Hardiness:

Zone 3 native

Uses:

Backdrop, naturalizing, cutting, attracting birds

Care:

Very easy. Perhaps the most attractive and restrained of the native sunflowers. It does form large clumps with time and will self sow. Blooms are about 3" across. Loved by birds and butterflies.

Native:

Yes

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