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- Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia)
Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia)
Wingstem has pleasantly fuzzy leaves and a daisy-like yellow flower. It is a member of the Sunflower family (Asteraceae). Once marketed to beekeepers as "Golden Honey Plant," it is also called Yellow Wingstem, and formerly classified as Actinomeris alternifolia.
Sun Exposure - Partial, Shade
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 8 feet
Bloom Time - July, August, September, October
Bloom Color - Yellow
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.