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Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light'

#PP13150, COPF
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Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light' - Willow-leaved Sunflower

More About Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light' (PP13150, COPF)

  • AKA Helianthus orgyalis 'First Light'
  • Golden-yellow petals surround a brown, central cone
  • Hairy, dark-green, narrow leaves on sturdy stems
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to mid-fall
  • Flower Size: 5.5 cm wide

Zone:

5

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm

Colour:

Yellow

Willow-leaved Sunflower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in a moist to average, well-drained soil, however, will tolerate drier conditions in full sun to partial shade. May need winter protection and is not always reliable in Ontario winters. 

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Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light' (PP13150, COPF) Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)