- Easy-to-grow native perennial
- Attracts butterflies
- Produces loads of large, yellow flowers
- Drought and heat tolerant
- Grows 3-10 ft. tall
Cheery, native perennial churns out 2-3 in., yellow flowers that attract butterflies to the garden from midsummer on. Maximilian Sunflower grows 3-10 ft. tall and withstands poor soils and intense heat. It's a showy choice for planting in sunny borders, cottage gardens, naturalized areas, prairies and meadows. Taller plants may require staking. This perennial plant is drought-tolerant, once established, and deer resistant. For best results, plant in full sun. Zones 3-9.