Tall Sunflower

Tall Sunflower at Beaux Arbres

Botanical Name: Helianthus giganteus

Height: Very, very tall.

Season of bloom: Late summer.

Growing Conditions: Sun. Most soils that are not too dry.

Wildlife benefits: Late flowers provide food for many pollinators. Nutritious seeds feed goldfinches, chickadees, and other birds

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources:

Remarks: The tallest of the many large late summer yellow daisies.

Similar species: Maximilian’s Sunflower. Cup Plant

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