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Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light' PP 13,150

Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light' PP 13,150

First Light Swamp Sunflower

Item #: 4719

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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You are sure to love this Keith Hammett (of New Zealand) selection of our US native Helianthus angustifolius. Instead of the typical 10' tall specimen, Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light' forms a nice, deer-resistant, compact 4' tall clump of fuzzy linear leaves, topped from late September through October with terminal spikes of 2" bright yellow-orange daisies. Frankly, it should have been called "last light," but we guess it's one of those southern hemisphere things. Regardless, we have long needed a more compact swamp sunflower...rejoice!