- Flower nameHelianthus cucumerifolius
- Scientific nameHelianthus cucumerifolius
- Alias矮性ヒマワリ, 姫向日葵
- Place of originNorth America
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
- Language of flowerslonging
What is Helianthus cucumerifolius
Helianthus cucumerifolius (Scientific name: Helianthus cucumerifolius) is an annual plant native to North America in the sunflower genus Helianthus of the family Asteraceae. It is considered a naturalized plant in Japan. This is a smaller version of the sunflower (Helianthus annuus). in a smaller size. The sunflower is well branched and produces many yellow heads. The flowers are small in diameter and have bristly hairs on the stems and leaves.
Common name: Helianthus cucumerifolius, Scientific name: Helianthus cucumerifolius, Place of origin: North America, Plant height: 200- 300 cm, Leaf: Single leaf, Leaf shape: Heart-shaped, Leaf color: Green, Leaf inflorescence: Alternate, Leaf margin: Serrated, Radially symmetrical Flower, Corolla: head-shaped, Flower color: yellow, Flower diameter: 20-30 cm, Flowering season: July-September, Uses: garden planting, cut flowers, edible oil, seeds for food and feeding.