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Maximillian Sunflower
Scientific Name: Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.
Synonym: Helianthus dalyi
Family: Asteraceae
Maximillian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 482.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3 to 9

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: North America

Growth Habits: Perennial, 4 to 8 feet in height (1.2-2.4 m), 1 to 3 feet spread (0.3-0.9 m); short rhizomes;

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant, tolerates some drought

Propagation: Seeds, division

This Helianthus is named after the German scientist Prinz Maximilian von Wied-Neuwied.

Blooming Habits:
The Maximillian Sunflower has bright golden yellow flowers, 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), in August and September. They are great fresh cut flowers

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