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  • sunflower Lemon Queen
  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'

sunflower Lemon Queen

RHS award of garden merit
9cm pot £5.99
9cm pot £5.99

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Masses of large, lemon-yellow, daisy-like flowers up to 15cm (6in) across from July to September. These radiant sunflowers are ideal for providing a splash of colour towards the back of a sunny border. Ideal for the novice or young gardener, gathered while still in bud they make long-lasting, contemporary cut flowers.

  • Garden care: Top dress each year with a generous layer of well-rotted manure. Divide clumps every 3 - 4 years to maintain vigour.