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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
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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. 


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)