Skip to product information
1 of 2

Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light'

First Light Swamp Sunflower

Write a review
| 2 answered questions

Item #: 4719

Zones: 5a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

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


Regular price $19.00
Regular price Sale price $19.00
Sale Sold out
PDN Guarantee Logo

(Plant Patent 13,150 expired) You are sure to love this Keith Hammett (of New Zealand) selection of our US native Helianthus angustifolius...even though the patent lists it as a completely different species, Helianthus salicifolius. 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!