Sunflower - Taiyo - Helianthus annus
Annual Organically Grown. Tall, single flowered variety with 8 - 12" flowers. Taiyo's orange and yellow blooms with a chocolate center are popular with florists. Plant seed 6" apart and 1/2" deep after spring frost. Thin to 1' apart when plants reach 2" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms late summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies; leaves are favored by finches
Soil: Adaptable to various, moderately fertile soil types
Native: North America - Naturalised worldwide
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 5'-6'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Helianthus annuus A favorite old Japanese variety, this is the sunflower often sold by florists as it is gorgeous, formal-looking and long-lasting. Huge flowers 5-10 across with short golden-yellow petals. Grows to 5 tall. Good border sunflower; pinch back to 3-4 stems/plant if growing for cut flowers.
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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