Helianthus mollis (Downy Sunflower)
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Helianthus mollis

Downy Sunflower

Yellow daisy-shaped flowers. Stiff and pubescent foliage. Each pair of leaves sits perpendicular to the next set. Food source for game birds, songbirds and small mammals.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Helianthus mollis

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie

Bloom Time

August
September

Flower Color

Yellow

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average