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Sunflower - Dwarf Sunspot - Helianthus annus
Annual Organically Grown. Dwarf sunflower with large, yellow flowers born on 2' tall stems reach maturity 20 days before taller varieties. This variety also performs well in containers. Edible seeds are quite delicious. Plant seed 6" apart and 1/2" deep after spring frost. Thin to 1' apart when plants reach 2" tall.
Flowers: Edible seeds. 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: 4-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Helianthus annuus Lovely dwarf sunflower to 2 tall with single, giant yellow flower up to 8-10 across. Long lasting bloom lingers up to 9 weeks. Good in containers; children love this one. Approx. 50 seeds/pack, 9,075 seeds/lb.