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Beach Sunflower
Helianthus debilis 'Dune Supreme'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Helianthus (hee-lee-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: debilis (deb-IL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Dune Supreme
Additional cultivar information:(PP18654; aka SLG DS 05)
Hybridized by Payne
Registered or introduced: 2006

Category:

Groundcovers

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Island, Florida

Ocala, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 7, 2007, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

First sold in 2007, H. 'Dune Supreme' is a true yellow dwarf groundcover. It was discovered by Chris Payne at Ormond Beach.