A picture of a Woolly sunflower

Woolly sunflower

Eriophyllum spp.

Eriophyllumstaechadifolium by tomhilton (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Woolly sunflower Overview

Genus with around 13 perennials and evergreen subshrubs, characterised by their silvery foliage and daisy-like white or yellow flowers.Also known as woolly sunflowers. They originate from North America and are found naturally in mountainous sandy scrubland, some species are covered in hairs.

Common problems with Woolly sunflower

How to propagate Woolly sunflower

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Woolly sunflower

Has attractive, daisy-like flower heads, suitable for rock gardens as well as front of borders.