Helianthus hirsutus (Hairy Sunflower)
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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
|Water use||Low, medium|
|Sun exposure||Full sun, part sun, part shade|
|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.|
(Photo courtesy of Jason Hollinger via flickr)