Helianthus debilis

Beach Sunflower, Dune Sunflower

Family: Asteraceae Aster

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 11
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Mid Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, ground cover, massing, seashore
Height 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive, naturalizing