Helianthus pauciflorus var. subrhomboideus x tuberosus 'Lemon Queen' Perennial Sunflower
Perennial Sunflower Helianthus pauciflorus var. subrhomboideus x tuberosus 'Lemon Queen'
'Lemon Queen' is a tall growing perennial sunflower that graces the back of the garden with it showy lemon yellow color all summer. Butterflies and native insects go crazy for the nectar of these profuse single daisy flowers. Massing provides great texture and a unforgettable wall of color. Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' is a selection of the naturally-occurring midwestern hybrid of Helianthus pauciflorus var. subrhomboideus and Helianthus tuberosus.
Profuse bloom is an incredible nectar source
Perfect as a cut flower for indoor beauty
Great form and texture for the summer garden
Thrives in dry soils and is very easy to grow
Large size makes it a perfect backdrop plant
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Sunflowers are notable for turning to face the sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. Native Americans cultivated the sunflowers over 1000 years ago. They are thought to be native to both Americas but they can be found all over the world.
Prefers moist or average soils in full sun. Do not spoil it with excessive water and fertilizer or it may lodge a bit.