Helianthus occidentalis (Western Sunflower)
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Helianthus occidentalis

Western Sunflower

Colony-forming, which lends itself to erosions control. Excellent for attracting birds and butterflies.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Helianthus occidentalis

Attributes

Drought 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

Coarse

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast