Helianthus helianthoides

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
Soils: Average, Moist or Dry
Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in July, August, September
Size: 3-5 feet in height; 1-3 foot spread

Useful for accent, mass or grouping. Excellent for a wildlife garden or meadow. Plants provide showy blooms and erosion control. Appropriate for cottage gardens, water-wise landscapes, low maintenance plantings, perennial borders, and shade gardens.

Garden Companions

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), White Snakeroot (Eupatorium coelestinum), Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)

Nature Benefits

• Pollinator powerhouse!
• Goldfinches and other songbirds relish the seeds.

Native Habitat

Occurs in open woods, woodland borders, grassy meadows, stream banks, disturbed roadsides.

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