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Helianthus divaricatus

Also called Rough Sunflower


Helianthus divaricatus - Woodland Sunflower

More About Helianthus divaricatus

  • Yellow daisy-like flowers with darker yellow centres
  • Broad, lance-shaped, dark green leaves
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer until mid-fall
  • Flower Size: 5 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

75-90 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Woodland Sunflower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in partial shade, in average to moist soil, however,  tolerates a wide range of moisture conditions. This species tends to be more drought tolerant than others in the genus. Naturalizes in open, woodland edges and along streams and ponds. 


Helianthus divaricatus Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge