Scientific name: Helianthus
Helianthus plants belongs to the daisy family Asteraceae commonly known as sunflowers.Sunflowers are iconic, easy-to-grow plants enjoyed by gardeners in every state. Helianthus! With its vibrant blooms and sun-like appearance, Helianthus brings warmth and beauty to any space.Helianthus’ large, bright flowers resemble the sun, infusing your garden with a cheerful ambiance.Bees, butterflies, and birds are irresistibly drawn to Helianthus, promoting a thriving ecosystem.Helianthus grow in warm temperatures, ideally around 70-85°F (21-29°C).
Planting And Care
Perfect for both indoor and outdoor gardens.
Provide full sun exposure for optimal growth and blooming.
Provide full sun exposure for maximise growth and blooming.
Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season, but avoid waterlogging.
Due to its height, provide support (like stakes) to prevent bending or breaking in strong winds.
Feed with a balanced fertilizer during the early growth stages to encourage robust blooms.
Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and tidy appearance.
In colder climates, consider mulching around the base to protect the plant during winter.