Maximilian Sunflower


Photo credit: Matt Lavin

Maximilian Sunflower

(Helianthus maximiliani)

 

Height:

    • 3 to 10 feet

Bloom:

    • July to October

Classification:

    • Native
    • Perennial

Sun:

    • Full sun

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to medium

Used by:

    • Butterflies / moths (flowers),
    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Beetles (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage),
    • White-tailed deer (foliage),
    • Songbirds (seeds)

Kentucky Pollinators & Backyard Wildlife articles:

Common Buckeye

Bicolored Sweat Bee

Leave Seed Heads for Songbirds

Leave Fields of Fall Wildflowers for Pollinators

Native range in North America:

 

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