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Jerusalem Artichoke

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus

A large, robust yellow sunflower with broad, thick leaves and rough, hairy stems. Stout, rough, branching stems bear large golden-yellow flower heads. Flower heads with yellow rays and disks are numerous in the upper portions of the 6-10 ft. perennial.  

Growing Conditions

Height 3 to 6 ft
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time Aug , Sep , Oct
Zone 4 to 8

Additional Info

good for bees

edible

 

All info from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center