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Product Description

Helianthus is from the Greek word helios meaning "sun" and anthos for "flower".

Sun Exposure               Prairie, Savanna
Soil Moisture Dry Mesic, Dry
Bloom Time

Summer, Fall                       July, August, September

Bloom Color Yellow
Max Height 5 feet
Wetland Code UPL
Germ Code  C(30)
Seeds Per Packet  100
Seeds Per Ounce   4,000


Large yellow flowers with dark purple centers bloom from August to October; can reach 7 feet tall. Fairly common to the Tallgrass Region, shows up sporadically farther east.

Edible Uses: Tubers - raw or cooked. Used like Jerusalem artichokes, to which they are not much inferior in taste though yields are lower.

Medicinal Uses: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

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