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Sunflower Lemon Queen

The Perennial Sunflower Lemon Queen will make a bright statement in the garden with its large, chocolate centers and lemon-yellow, pointed petals. Plant this sun-loving beauty in the back border of your garden and prepare to be wowed by the show year after year! (Helianthus)

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Plant - 3" pot

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 72-96" tall (6-8 feet), 48-60" 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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Details
SKU 2SUN
Common Name Sunflower
Botanical Name Helainthus
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 72-96" tall (6-8 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 48-60" 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
Ships to Canada No
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Description
The Perennial Sunflower Lemon Queen is perfect for any sunny spot in the garden. Its tall height makes it perfect for the back border or center of a garden bed. It has beautiful, chocolate-brown centers with bright, lemon-yellow petals. (Helianthus)
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    Comments about Sunflower Lemon Queen:

    I selected this plant because the description indicated that it was easy to grow. I planted two of them in sunny spots where grass grows fairly well, but insects (that I was never able to observe) ate every leaf as fast as each leaf emerged. This is not a problem I have with any other perennial in my gardens.

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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.

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