Helianthus angustifolius, MD Ecotype
Swamp (Narrowleaf) Sunflower, MD Ecotype
The latest blooming sunflower that we carry; the small seeds are eaten by birds; the nectar is food for migrating monarch butterflies.
General Product Information:
Item Number: HELANG02
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A clump-forming flowering species.
Habitat: Swamps, moist sites.
Bloom Period: August to October in Mid-Atlantic states; July to frost in southeastern states
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 6 in
pH: 4.0 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Approximate seeds per lb: 504,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine