Common name: Maximilian sunflower
Botanical name: Helianthus maximiliani
Light: full sun
Height: 3 – 10 feet
Water: moderate – blooms longer and grows large with water
Soil type: clay or mesic soils, may need staking in rich soils
Perennial wildflower with several large upright stems and bright yellow 2-3″ ray flowers in late summer; large clumping plant that may form colonies; wonderful for pollinators and birds!