- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 24 - 26 Inches
- Mature Spread 24 - 26 Inches
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
Brighten up a fall landscape with an impressive floral display with the Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower. Golden yellow flowers have long petals that come to a gentle point and surround dark centers. These beauties will bloom from last summer through fall. The Helianthus salicifolius has narrow foliage in a dark green hue that provides a stunning contrast against the flowers.
This tall plant will reach about 24 inches tall, so feature it near the back of a bed or mass planting or create a flowering border. The shrub-like appearance provides consistent greenery before the flowers engulf this plant during the fall. Trim the flowers to display in a vase. Pollinators are attracted to the lovely blooms. Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower are gorgeous blooming perennials in USDA zones 5 through 8.
Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower Care
Water weekly or when the top few inches of soil dry out. Water plants in containers more often. This plant needs full sun and prefers rich, moist soil with good drainage. A springtime application of balanced fertilizer will support healthy growth.
This beauty will bloom right up until the first frost, so wait until after the growth dies back to remove the dead growth.
Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower Spacing
The Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower has a mounded, upright growth habit and will reach 24 to 26 inches tall and 20 to 24 inches wide. Plant these sunflowers 20 to 24 inches apart for a bold display of color.
Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
|Plant Type: Perennials
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 24 - 26 Inches
|Mature Spread: 20 - 24 Inches
|Spacing: 20 - 24 Inches
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
|Common Name: Autumn Gold Willowleaf Sunflower
|Scientific Name: HELIANTHUS SALICIFOLIUS `AUTUMN GOLD`
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.