Helianthus Lemon Queen

Helianthus Lemon Queen

Perennial Sunflower

Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' is a rapidly growing and robust plant for the late summer garden. It produces masses of soft lemon yellow flowers that are very attractive to honey bees. This is a great plant to combine with Ornamental Grasses for end of summer drama.

  • Height: 1.8-2.1 m (6-7 ft)
  • Spread: 61 - 91 cm (24 - 36 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 4
  • Sun or Shade: sun
  • Bloom Time: late summer
  • Leaf Colour: green
  • Bloom Colour: yellow
  • Critter Resistance: rabbits
  • Nature Attraction: bees and butterflies

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Lemon Queen' is very easy to grow and even performs well in poor soils. Give it average soil and full sun and stand back. It can be pinched in June to keep it shorter and bushier. It is a clump forming plant and is not an agressive spreader.