Heirloom Open Pollinated
No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers
Latin Name: Helianthus Annuus
Days to Maturity: 75-80
Sunflower Sunspot Dwarf (Helianthus Annuus) - One of the
easiest flower seeds to grow, Sunflower seeds, makes a huge statement in
the summer landscape. Dwarf Helianthus are great for containers and
flower beds, and they only reach 12 - 24 inches tall with an average
sized single 10 inch head. What a cheerful plant for any sunny location
and so easy to establish from dwarf Sunflower seeds! Upland game birds
and pheasants like Sunflower Sunspot for food and cover & Kids love
Some archaeologists believe that Native Americans may have cultivated
sunflowers as early as 3000 B.C. Uses: You can leave any remaining
seed-heads in the garden for fall and winter visitors. Or you can cut
and dry the seed-heads indoors. Throughout the winter months, tie dried
heads to trees or to your deck to create feeding stations.
| 1 Packet
| 1 Ounce
| 1/4 Pound
| 1/2 Pound
| 1 Pound
| 5 Pounds
| 10 Pounds
Grow Sunflower Sunspot plants in a sunny location in somewhat
fertile well-drained soil. Keep soil weed free and moderately moist
while plants are young. Once established, Sunflower plants are somewhat
drought and heat tolerant. They will flower mid-summer through fall.
Birds are attracted to the seeds.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 2-3 ft.
Flower Color: Yellow with Brown Ctr.
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun
Bloom Time: Mid - Late Season