Helianthus salicifiolius 'Autumn Gold' - Willowleaf Sunflower (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Helianthus salicifolius 'Autumn Gold'

Willowleaf Sunflower

A dwarf form of Helianthus salicifolius, 'Autumn Gold' forms a clump of narrow green leaves giving it a shrub appearance in spring and summer. Masses of bright golden-yellow daisy flowers completely cover this plant in late summer until the first hard frost. Easy to grow and drought tolerant, perfect for warm and sunny locations. Excellent for cutting and also attractive to butterflies. 

Height:

24-26 in

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Spread:

24-26 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Helianthus salicifolius 'Autumn Gold'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Specimen
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Helianthus salicifolius 'Autumn Gold'
Anise hyssop Anise hyssop (Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder')
Big Bluestem Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks')
Stonecrop Stonecrop (Sedum SunSparkler™ 'Firecracker')
Sneezeweed Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale 'Mariachi™ Salsa')
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