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Common Name
HELIANTHUS salicifolius

HELIANTHUS salicifolius

Grown for its foliage. 250cm stems clad in narrow drooping, willow like leaves. Looks wonderful with grasses. Negligible small yellow flowers in September. Makes a large, majestic clump clump with a spread of about 100cm. Moist soil. Sun.


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Plant Details: HELIANTHUS salicifolius


Species: salicifolius

Common name: Sunflower

Family: Asteraceae

Origin: North America

Flower colour: Yellow

Flower month: Sep

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 250

Spread: 100

Flower type: Single

Flower style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Self: NO

Container: None

Naturalising: YES

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 10/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Rabbit Proof, Bees

Pot Size: 2 litre

Mail Order Details

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Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.