Genus of annual and perennial plants with large, daisy-shaped, yellow flowers that turn to the sun. They take their name from the Greek words for sun "helios" and flower "anthos".
Latin name: Helianthus annuus "Sunburst"
They grow in full sun, in neutral or alkaline soils.
Plant in flowerpots or in mixed arrangements, or use for cut flowers.
Propagated by seeds, division and cuttings.
Tall plant with single, yellow flowers, that feature a brown band, borne in summer.