Helianthus occidentalis

Western Sunflower

In late summer to fall, the bright yellow flowers of Western Sunflower appear on leafless, hairy stems. Western Sunflower seeds are enjoyed by birds. Good species for dry sites and prairie plantings.

Bright yellow color for late summer borders
Birds enjoy seeds
Naturalizes well

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

12600 S3-1 RPM 133 1

Western Sunflower Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

30-40 Inches

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Spread:

12-16 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Cut Flower
Sun-loving
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
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