Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Songbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Yellow
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light'

Willow leaf Sunflower

Despite its name,this plant can be found blanketed in flowers in the late summer and into the fall when most other Helianthus are past. Flowers form on upright, self-supporting stems forming a nice compact clump of fuzzy, linear leaves topping out just above 3'.

Height:

44 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Helianthus (hee-li-an'-thus)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name:

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