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Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’


Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' is an excellent border perennial with four foot tall stems topped with pale yellow daisies in summer.

Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' was much sought after at the nursery in our old yellow border. It is a tall late bloomer with three inch wide lovely pale yellow flowers with warmer yellow centres. Exactly what you need at the back of the border towards the end of summer. A selection of a naturally occuring hybrid of H. pauciflorus var. subrhomboideus x Helianthus tuberosus.

Common Name: Perennial Sunflower

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rich and damp thickets (H. tuberosus parent). Mesic to dry black soil prairies, gravel prairies, sand prairies, hill prairies, limestone glades, and areas along railroads (H. pauciflorus parent) .

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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