Seed - For birds
Nectar Source - Butterflies
Host Plant - Sunflowers are the host plant for Silvery checkerspot, Gorgone checkerspot, American lady, Painted lady
Nectar - Pollen Source - All Helianthus species attract a wide variety of insects:including bees, wasps, flies, and pollen eating beetles.
Native Bees that Specialize in Sunflowers - Diadasia, Melissodes, Eucera, Svastra8