Organic Sunflower: Medium Red. Helianthus annuus.
Sunflowers are great for bees and butterflies, this one has branched stems and medium sized flowers,the petals are yellow going red towards the centre. The plants can grow up to 2 metres high.
How to grow:
Sow seeds in modules under cover in from March to May. Once they’re about 7-8″ tall plant outside or in large pots in a sheltered place outside. Feed well.
Being so tall the wind can knock them over so you can help them with a stake in the ground. If you feed them well you’ll get the best out of them.
Favourite ways to use them:
This sunflower is a good cut flower.
There’s about 70 species of sunflower, most originating from the Americas. They’re a member of the daisy family, big daisys!
Avg contents: 40 seeds.