Helianthus mollis, ashy sunflower

Category: Shrubs
Family: Compositae
Origin: central
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: yellow
Bloom Time: July to Sept
Height: 4 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: -30 F
Description: When this plant colonizes an area by rhizome, the ashy green leaves are quite spectacular. Great native Texas naturalizer for birds and butterflies.
Links:wildflower.org plants.USDA.gov