A large and imposing sunflower with tall, white-hairy stems that produce drooping leaves up to 12″ long and only 2″ wide. Typical sunflower like flowers grow 2-3″ wide in clusters at the top of the stems. 10-25 yellow petals surrounding a yellow disc are produced late summer to fall. Nectar for monarchs.
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