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Willow-Leaved Sunflower

Helianthus salicifolius

Also known as

Sunflower

Helianthus salicifolius (8000831594) by M a n u e l (M. Martin Vicente) (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1m

1.5m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Willow-Leaved Sunflower Overview

Perennial species with a vigorous growth habit, forms clumps of vertical stems with a number of yellow blooms measuring 5-7cm across. These appear in autumn and typically this species is grown for its foliage over its flowers. Foliage is narrow, straight and produced from a central erect stem, arching down towards the ground.

Common problems with Willow-Leaved Sunflower

How to propagate Willow-Leaved Sunflower

Division

Seed or division in autumn or spring.

Seed

Other uses of Willow-Leaved Sunflower

Grown for their large, daisy-like usually yellow flower heads.