Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’
Coarse, sturdy plants grown for their familiar, colorful blooms in summer and fall. Most are prime subjects for cut flowers. Plants are tough and widely adapted. Perennial kinds spread rapidly and may become invasive. Tall sunflowers may need staking.
Perennial. Fast-growing hybrid to 6–8 ft. tall and 3–4 ft. wide, with long, narrow leaves. Produces many 2-in.-wide, semidouble, pale yellow flowers with a dark brown center. Use at the back of a casual border or in combination with large ornamental grasses. Takes moist or dry soil. Does not require staking, provided the soil is not too rich and the plants are not overfertilized.
This annual is native to California and southwestern Oregon. Grows to about 6 in. high and wide, with ...
Lavender flowers precede foliage that opens pink, matures to lime and gold, then shades to green.
Native to South Africa, where it grows in disturbed areas such as along roads. Grows to 1 1/2 ft. tall...