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Helianthus laetiflorus ‘Lemon Queen’
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Helianthus laetiflorus Lemon Queen

<i>Helianthus laetiflorus</i> ‘Lemon Queen’

<i>Helianthus laetiflorus</i> ‘Lemon Queen’



The sunflower was once an emblem of the Sun God of the Incas. This well-loved genus is 150 species strong and includes not only sprightly garden plants but commercially important food and oil crops.

Our easy-to-grow selections tolerate a wide range of garden soils, attract bees, and make great cut flowers.

Helianthus laetiflorus ‘Lemon Queen’ full sun

‘Lemon Queen’s cloud of citrus yellow daisies will quench your thirst for color and cheer, while robust columns of deep green foliage make a strong architectural statement in the border or meadow planting.

Blooms August–October.

Size: 7' high x 3' wide; hardy to zone 4.

Helianthus laetiflorus ‘Lemon Queen’ (P-0535)
Each $7.75
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