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Swamp Sunflower (Helianthus augustifolia)

Orlando, FL(Zone 9b)

Close up of the blooms.

Common name: Swamp Sunflower
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Helianthus
Species augustifolia

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Thumbnail by ButterflyGardnr
Crandall, TX

I have been wanting to try this flower since I saw it on the grounds of the Wyly Theatre in Dallas last winter. Has anyone had any success growing it from seeds (I'm a very novice gardner so excuse me if this sound stupid!).

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