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Helianthus hirsutus (Hairy Sunflower)

$ 14.98
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Size: 1 gal

Comment: Small

See more: Perennials

Hairy sunflower native perennial sunflower with cheery yellow flowers. It does best with full sun and in medium to dry soils. It is a bee magnet, attracts butterflies and birds love the seeds. It tolerates clay soils and makes a good cut flower.

Hair sunflower spreads through rhizomes and seeds. It is perfect for naturalized areas, wildflower meadows, pocket prairies or wildlife habitats.  


AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low, medium
Sun exposure Full sun, part sun, part shade
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Summer, fall
Mature height 2-6 ft
Attracts Butterflies, birds, bees
Host plant Yes, Checkerspot and Painted Lady butterflies.
Notes Native bee friendly.

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)         

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