Woodland Sunflower Drawing

Woodland Sunflower
Helianthus divaricatus
Asteraceae

Yellow Swish

Big yellow sunflowers up to 3" wide with dark yellow centers from July through September, sessile leaves up to 6" long, spreads by seed and rhizomes, adapts to a wide range of soils, enjoys rocky or sandy soil, drought tolerant, excellent nectar and pollen source for native bees & butterflies, attracts butterflies and birds, excellent cut flower. Host plant for several butterflies and moths including Silvery Checkerspot & Gorgone Checkerspot Butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis & C. gorgone), Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), and the Sunflower Seed Copper (Stiria rugifrons).

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
3-6' Tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Perennial

Native Range: NB, s QC and ON, south to LA and the FL panhandle

Woodland Sunflower 3.5 inch pot $9.50
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