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Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' (Sunflower)

Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'

Sunflower

A free-flowering plant to brighten up the late summer garden. Covered in intense light yellow single 2-3" flowers from July to September. An irresistible butterfly plant.

SIZE
Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' LP32 - 32 per flat Availability
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Height

6-8 Feet

Spacing

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Light Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Sunflower Interesting Notes

Take a big breath, because you're about to meet a plant that can change your life -- or at least your summer -- in a way you never dreamed possible.

'Lemon Queen' is so big, and so beautiful, and so self-sufficient that you can plant it once, enjoy it forever. In practically any soil, but with plenty of sun, this Midwest native will rocket up close to 8ft in height, then adorn itself with two solid months of 2in, soft yellow sunflowers beginning in July.

There is nothing coarse or clumsy about the performance despite its large scale. You can use 'Lemon Queen' in a number of creative ways to add perspective to your property. - White Flower Farm

Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist or average soils in full sun. Do not spoil it with excessive water and fertilizer or it may lodge a bit. The rhizomes are attentuated, so the clump gradually grows larger. Propagate by seed, cuttings or division. Helianthus can be quite invasive. Use in the back of a border garden to accent lower growing perennials.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Average
Average
Moist
Moist
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Fall
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Native to North America
Moist Sun
Meadow