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Sunflower Capenoch Star

This perennial Sunflower’s large, wide centers boast the look of the classic annual, but will come back year after year! This wonderfully bright flower will create a late show after much of the garden is already resting. Perfect for the back border of the garden. (Helianthus x multiflorus)

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Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 60-72" tall (5-6 feet), 24-36" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid summer to early fall
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Yellow Sunflower Capenoch Star, Helianthus x multiflorus, Sunflower
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Common Name Sunflower
Botanical Name Helianthus x multiflorus
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 60-72" tall (5-6 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 24-36" wide
Bloom Time Mid summer to early fall
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Advantages Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms
Ships to Canada No
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The Perennial Sunflower Capenoch Star is sure to steal the show in your late-season garden. Plant this sun-loving beauty in the back border of your garden and prepare to be wowed by the show! Brilliantly-green, tall foliage produces large single, bright yellow blooms that resemble the classic annual. (Helianthus x multiflorus)
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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With: