Helianthus decapetalus

Common Name: Deca
Family Name: Woodland Sunflower
Light Requirements: Sun / Part Shade
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 36-42"
Height: 48"+
Bloom Color: Yellow / Gold
Moisture Level: average/normal
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
Wicked Ruggeds: Yes
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
Eastern U.S. native that can tolerate some shade. Found wild in wet open woods, clearings, meadows, and river banks. Also called 10 petaled sunflower for its10 petals per flower. Host plant for the checkerspot butterfly. Zones 4-9