This seed is packed for the 2023 growing season. If stored in a cool, dry place, seeds can keep for 2 to 3 years.
This unusual novelty variety was discontinued years ago, and we’re thrilled to finally bring it back. Plants are tall, with outward-facing blooms and a vigorous branching habit ideally suited for flower arranging. Flowers have tubular quilled petals and dark chocolate centers in a mix of pale lemon yellow dusted with cocoa and raspberry—coloring similar to that of ‘Sahara’ black-eyed Susans. Plants make great screening and attract birds.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 60-65 days
Plant spacing: 12-18”
Pinch: when 18” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 25
How to Grow:
Sunflowers can be direct seeded into the garden or started in trays and then transplanted out after 2-3 weeks.
Harvest as soon as the first petals on a bloom lift off the central disk, and strip ¾ of the leaves from the stem for the longest vase life. No preservative needed.
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