Helianthus sal. 'Low Down'

Willowleaf Sunflower


Tips for Homeowners:

Prefers average, well-drained soils. Grows best with added moisture but can tolerate drought. Allow seed heads to remain for winter food for birds.

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Helianthus salicifolius ‘Low Down’

  • An explosion of bright yellow flowers with dark brown eyes forms in midfall on small upright plants
  • Narrow elongated foliage
  • Sunflower look for front of garden borders and beds
  • Birds enjoy the seeds

Height: 12-18 in
Spread: 24-30 in

Zone: 6-10
Color: Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Border or Bed
  • Long Blooming
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Native Selection
  • Fall Color

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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