Large (2-3.5 inch) yellow sunflowers from July through September, long serrate leaves up to 7 inch long & 3 inch wide with slender points, forms colonies by rhizomes, easy to grow, attracts butterflies & bees, Goldfinches & other birds love the seeds, food plant for lots of interesting insects including the Silvery Checkerspot and Gorgone Checkerspot Butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis and C. gorgone) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars.
3-5 foot Tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Native Range: NB to s. ON & WI, south to OK, LA & the mountains of GA
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 6 weeks
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