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Helianthus x multiflorus 'Sunshine Daydream' (Many-flowered sunflower)

Helianthus x multiflorus 'Sunshine Daydream' Garden Candy™

Many-flowered sunflower

Middle of the border, foundation plantings, mass plantings, butterfly gardens, cutting gardens, cottage gardens
Generally free of powdery mildew
Many completely double yellow blooms and deep green foliage on a tall, sturdy plant

Sunshine Daydream was found as a branch sport of 'Capenoch Star'. This selection has fully double blooms with petals that re-curve toward the stem. Capenoch Star has small, true sunflower-like blooms. This selection has also been compared to 'Flore Pleno'. Sunshine Daydream has fully rounded, dahlia-like blooms that are smaller in diameter, but much more numerous in quantity. In comparison to 'Loddon's Gold', the blooms of Sunshine Daydream have a much more pincushion or dome-like appearance and a more uniform shape. This selection is also the most golden-yellow of the three.

PRICING
Helianthus x multiflorus 'Sunshine Daydream' Garden Candy® LP32 - 32 per flat $37.76
Additional royalty fee per flat $4.80
Total price per flat $42.56
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Height

5-6 Feet

Spread

2-4 Feet

Spacing

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Many-flowered sunflower Interesting Notes

A stunning burst of color when used en masse along the middle of the perennial border. Long, leafless stems lend themselves well to seasonal flower arrangements; expect blooms from June through August.

"...I got you in the morning sunshine...now come on over daydream..." -Grateful Dead

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Container
Container

Additional Information

Growth Rate
Medium
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Late Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Native to US
Dry Sun
Mass Planting