Helianthus annuus 'Lemon Queen' bears masses of large, lemon-yellow flowers from July to September. Its ideal for growing at the back of sunny border, and makes an excellent cut flower. Winner of Award of Garden Merit of Royal Horticultural Soceity for its noteworthy qualities. They have pale-lemon yellow flowers with chocolate brown centers. The seeds of lemon queen eventually grow into tall plants.
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Scientific Name: Helianthus Annuus
Common Name: Sunflower - Lemon Queen
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: Northern America
Full Growth Height: 60-70"
Spread: 24-36 "
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Attracts: Humming Birds, Butterflies and Bees
Flower Color: Lemon-Yellow
Resistant: Deer and Rabbit resistant
Water Requirement: Low, Average
Soil Type: Moderately Fertile, Humus rich, Loam
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Cutting Gardens, City Garden, Coastal Garden, Beds and borders