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Helianthus atrorubens

Dark Eye Sunflower

Item #: 1310

Zones: 6a to 8b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

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

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This is one of our favorite native sunflowers that doesn't seem to get enough respect. H. atrorubens is a great height to blend into the perennial garden. As with all good perennials, it doesn't smoke, drink too much, or run around. The 2" wide yellow daisy like flowers with purple eyes occur in late summer and fall on 3-4' stalks.

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