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Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

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Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

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Butterflies, beetles, and long- and shorttongued bees consume the nectar or pollen produced the flowers of Maximilian sunflower.

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Maximilian sunflower is used as a conservation planting for habitat development, prairie restoration and landscaping, and range and pasture maintenance.  Butterflies, beetles, and long- and shorttongued bees consume the nectar or pollen produced the flowers of Maximilian sunflower.

Optimal seeding times are November to May in the central Great Plains and January to March in the southern Great Plains.

  • Scientific name: Helianthus maximiliani
  • In early winter, rake Maximilian sunflower seeds into loose topsoil and cover with 0.25 to 0.5 inch of soil or mulch
  • A long cold period is required before germination
  • Seedling vigor is good
  • Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Period: Summer, Fall
  • Height: 60″-96″
  • Type: Perennial
  • Moisture: Dry, Moderate
  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Seeds/lb: 182,000

Seeding Rate:

1 oz covers 500 sq. ft.
5 lbs/acre

Weight

1oz – $3.95, 1/4lb – $14.95, 1lb – $49.95