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Helianthus salicifolius

To collect for free from Steveaitch

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Willow leaved Sunflower. Grown more for it's exotic foliage which hangs down the long wandering stems in a cascade of fine green leaves like a green feather boa, has the addition of yellow helianthus flowers in late autumn. Very easy to grow in light soil, spreads gently and easy to control.

BARE ROOT plants available now (early Dec) Free to collect from Central Weston-super-Mare but always delighted to get perennial wallflower cuttings/plantlets.

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250cm × 30cm

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Plant Finder: about Helianthus salicifolius

Common names



Helianthus salicifolius (Sunflower). This species is an upright perennial, it will grow to about 1.8m high. The flowers are bright yellow and daisy-shaped from late summer to the autumn. The leaves are dark green and shiny.


May needs staking.

Interest and use

Grown for their large, daisy-like usually yellow flower heads.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Helianthus salicifolius | Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilSandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23
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    Old varieties of perennial wallflowers always sought. (erysimum)

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