Common Woolly Sunflower

Eriophyllum lanatum

Native perennial to the high Western mountains from Montana to the Pacific Ocean. Charming, grey foliage is wonderfully offset by loads of yellow, daisy-like flowers on short stems. Flowers are great for cutting.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growing 12 to 24 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through summer
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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