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Autumn Gold Narrow-Leaved Sunflower Helianthus salicifolius

Exposure
  • Sun
Flower Season
  • Fall
Mature Size
2'2" 2' 66cm 61cm
Height: 2' - 2'2"
Spread: 20" - 2'
Height: 61cm - 66cm
Spread: 51cm - 61cm
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  • Details

    24 - 26 Inches
    20 - 26 Inches
    20 - 24 Inches
    61cm - 66cm
    51cm - 66cm
    51cm - 61cm

    Features

    A wonderful addition to the perennial garden. Narrow, dark-green leaves give the plant a shrub-like appearance during spring and summer. Once fall arrives ‘Autumn Gold’ bursts open with loads of golden yellow flowers. 

    Fall Interest
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Birds
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Rabbits

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 26 Inches 61cm - 66cm
    Spacing: 
    20 - 26 Inches 51cm - 66cm
    Spread: 
    20 - 24 Inches 51cm - 61cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Flower Shade: 
    Gold shades
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    This drought-tolerant perennial likes to be grown in full-sun locations. From average, to sandy to clay soil, Helianthus ‘Autumn Gold’ like to be planted in average to moist soil. Trim in the spring before new growth emerges.

    Autumn Gold Helianthus salicifolius USPP
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