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Helianthus salicifolius First Light

Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light' PP13150

Sunflower - Swamp

'First Light' Swamp Sunflower has a solid mass of bright yellow daisy-like flowers in September, which make an amazing fall show. This selection comes by way of New Zealand via Blooms of Bressingham®. Joe Marano of Marano's Garden Center in Fort Washington, PA first showed us this plant.

PRN Preferred:  Has a compact habit and blooms very late in the summer.

Height

48 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone

5
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
20 Helianthus salicifolius First Light #3 (bright yellow)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Wet
Bloom Time
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Special Recognition
PRN Preferred Selection
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Salt Tolerant
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
Companion Plants to Helianthus salicifolius 'First Light'
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum
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Common Rush Juncus effusus
Common Rush
Swamp Hibiscus Hibiscus coccineus
Swamp Hibiscus
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