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Helianthus salicifolius 'Low Down' (Willowleaf sunflower)
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Helianthus salicifolius 'Low Down' PP13197

Willowleaf sunflower

So, you've never grown this sunflower because it is impossible to keep in a container, right? Not any more! This diminutive version reaches only 18" by the time it blooms, but has the flower power of its 8' cousins. No pinching, staking or cussing required!

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Helianthus salicifolius 'Low Down' PP13197 - 50 per flat $33.50
Additional royalty fee per flat $12.50
Total price per flat $46.00
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Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

24-30 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 6-10

Helianthus salicifolius 'Low Down' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average, well-drained soils. Grows best with added moisture but can tolerate drought. Allow seed heads to remain for winter food for birds. Divide clumps in spring or fall every 3 to 4 years.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Fast
Fast
Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Container
Container
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Dry
Dry
Average
Average

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Attributes
Rock Garden
Native to Northeast
Dry Sun
Wildflower Garden
Border
Native to US
Mass Planting
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative