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Rough Wood Sunflower

Helianthus divaricatus



A perennial sunflower of dry meadow with showy yellow flowers. Hardy and spreading. Food source for birds and insects. 3 to 4 feet tall, blooms July-August. Full sun to part shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Woodland Sunflower, Rough Sunflower
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Mid July to early September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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