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Helianthus maximiliana Santa Fe

Maximilian's Sunflower

Exclusive. Santa Fe is a selected form of Maximilian's Sunflower chosen for its huge, bright yellow daisies that tightly pack the 5 foot tall flowering spike. A tough perennial for difficult growing conditions, it blooms in mid-September. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). A High Country Gardens introduction.

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SKU: 55952

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Plant - 5" deep pot
 
 

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Additional Information
SKU 55952
Common Name Maximilian's Sunflower
Botanical Name Helianthus maximiliana Santa Fe
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 6-8' tall
Mature Spread 4' wide
Bloom Time Early to mid fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Rabbit Resistant, High Impact - Low Maintenance
Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Details
6-8' tall x 4' wide (cutting propagated). Maximilian's Sunflower is one of fall's showiest wildflowers. 'Santa Fe' is our superior cultivar selected for its incredible flowers, stunning foliage and mid-fall bloom time. The large golden-yellow flowers are tightly stacked on the top 3 to 4 feet of the stem, and the large deep green symmetrically arranged leaves make an attractive hedge many months before the plant comes into flowers. Grows in any soil including heavy clay.
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    5.0

    Wonderful product!

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    from Wamego, KS

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Beautiful Flowering Bush
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

    Cons

    • No Complaints Perfect

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    • Garden
    • Lawn
    • Lots Of Flowers
    • Outdoors

    Comments about High Country Gardens Helianthus maximiliana Santa Fe:

    This plant was so east to get started. The first year it bloomed quite well, but the second year it bloomed profusely. I love it!.

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    5.0

    My new fall favorite

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    from Pueblo, CO

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    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

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      Comments about High Country Gardens Helianthus maximiliana Santa Fe:

      I have been buying from High Country Gardens for the past 5 or 6 seasons and their plants are the BEST. The selection of xeric, easy to grow plants is the best I've ever found. I will continue to use their products to landscape my arid mountain garden!

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      5.0

      Easy to care for and stunning display

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      from Erie, CO

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      • Hardy
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        Comments about High Country Gardens Helianthus maximiliana Santa Fe:

        I live near Denver, CO where we have temperature extremes in both summer and winter. Once established, this plant takes minimal care. It holds up well through hot, dry summers and in a milder summer with more rain and less heat, absolutely thrives. It does grow very tall and can get top heavy once it starts to bloom so I have found that it does better against a wall, fence or in a place protected by strong winds. It also blooms much better if it gets a full day of sun. It doesn't bloom until late summer but the display is absolutely amazing and worth the wait.

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