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Maximillian sunflower

Helianthus maximiliani

Maximillian sunflower is a member of the Helianthus family. Its botanical name is Helianthus maximiliani. It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows with a clump-forming habit. This plant is a great attractor for birds, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Maximillian sunflower is a great choice.

United States is believed to be where Maximillian sunflower originates from.

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How to grow Maximillian sunflower

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 4 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for Maximillian sunflower to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Maximillian sunflower from seed

Transplanting Maximillian sunflower

Common Maximillian sunflower problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Maximillian sunflower plants:

Maximillian sunflower Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin helianthus meaning “sun-flower”

Other names for Maximillian sunflower

Maximilian sunflower

Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.

Maximillian sunflower care instructions

How long does Maximillian sunflower take to grow?

These estimates for how long Maximillian sunflower takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!


Popular varieties of Maximillian sunflower

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