Garden Candy Sunshine Daydream Helianthus
Helianthus x multiflorus 'Sunshine Daydream'
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||hee-lee-AN-thus mul-TEE-flor-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer to Early Fall|
|Design Ideas||Use en masse along the middle of the perennial border to create a stunning burst of midsummer color. Helianthus is a staple of the classic cutting garden; the long, leafless stems lend themselves beautifully to seasonal flower arrangements. Plant in a children's or butterfly or wildlife garden, where the blooms will be visited by a menagerie of beneficial nectar-seekers, and finches will flock to its dried seedheads for late-season sustenance.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Grows easily in average, moist but well-drained soils. Tough and adaptable. Water regularly first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; tolerates some drought when well-established. Cut back at end of season, or leave seed heads for birds to enjoy.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8