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Helianthus atrorubens ‘Monarch’

Dark-eye sunflower

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  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height1m to 2m
  • Spread0.7m
  • Growth HabitUpright rosette
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

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Helianthus atrorubens ‘Monarch’ (Dark-eye sunflower). An upright perennial with daisy-like, semi-double, deep yellow flowers carried on branching stems in late summer. Leaves are lance-shaped and medium green.


Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

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Interest and use

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

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