Helianthus salicifolius Willow-leaved Sunflower Willowleaf Sunflower Seed &
Easyliving Native Perennial Wildflowers
Native Wild Flower Seed & Plants for Home Landscaping & Prairie Restoration
salicifolius, Willowleaf Sunflower
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|Habitat||Bloom Period||Color||Height Inches||Moisture||Plant Spacing||Lifespan|
|Yellow||48 to 84 Inches||Average||24 to 36 Inches||Perennial|
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Willow leaved Sunflower attracts songbirds & butterflies. It has showy flowers great for cutting and plants will naturalize over time when planted in a meadow.
1 packet - sold out of seed
|125||28 sq ft|
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|4,670||300 sq ft|
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|74,720||4,800 sq ft|
Helianthus salicifolius, Willowleaf Sunflower or Willow-leaved Sunflower is an excellent addition to the flower garden with its graceful willow-like foliage and profuse late summer blooms. The 2-2.5 inch bright yellow flowers with dark centers bloom from September to October and are great fresh cut flowers. Willow Leaved Sunflower has no serious insect or disease problems and is easily grown and typically grows 5 to 8 feet in height depending on soil conditions. Native Willow Leaved Sunflower is tolerant of wide range of soil conditions and likes average well drained soil with medium moisture nad full sun.
Native Helianthus salicifolius Willow leaved Sunflower seed germination is improved with a pretreatment of 3 to 4 weeks of cold moist stratification or when planted outside in the fall or early winter.
Willow leaved Sunflower is best grown in full sun, if grown in part shade plants tend to be taller and more open, produce fewer flowers and may need
staking. Willow leaf Sunflower, like many other sunflowers will spread to form dense
colonies over time by it's creeping rhizomes. Willow Leaf Sunflower
can be divided to control it's spread and maintain vigor.
Willow-leaved sunflower is a showy native wildflower that occurs in Midwest USA from Wisconsin to Texas. Flowers are in clusters of 2 to 2.5" wide sunflowers with bright yellow rays and dark brown center disks atop rigid, whitish-green stems typically growing 3 to 6 feet (less frequently to 8') tall. The common name (Willow leaved) comes from it's narrow, drooping, willow-like, pale green 5 to 7 inch long leaves. Blooms from late summer to fall. Good fresh cut flower.
Helianthus salicifolius Willowleaf Sunflower is a useful food source for both birds and butterflies.
Wild Helianthus salicifolius Willowleaf Sunflower plants occur naturally in limestone prairies from Nebraska to Colorado, south to Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and introduced in Illinois and Ohio. Asteraceae (Aster Family)
The map below shows areas where native Helianthus salicifolius Willow-leaved Sunflower wildflower plants grow wild but it can be planted and will grow over most of the Midwest and Eastern US. USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.
Helianthus salicifolius Willow-leaved Sunflower
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salicifolius, Willowleaf Sunflower Plant distribution map
complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
(http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.