Woodland Sunflower (Helianthus divaricatus)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Butterfly nectar plant, Pollinator friendly, Hummingbird attractor, Walnut tolerant, Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 90-150 cm (35-59 in)


Woodland Sunflower is perfect for bringing some mid-summer colour to sunny or partial shade areas and is an excellent plant for the woodland edge. It grows well in any well-drained soil, even very dry sand. But beware it spreads to form large compact patches.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com