Sunflower - Mix
Single stemmed, pollen free, 3 to 4 inch flowers. A mix of colors that may include: gold, lemon, orange, and bicolour flowers. Most have dark centers, some have green-gold centers.
Plant type: annual
Height: 152-182 cm
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 50-55 days
Plant spacing: 15-22 cm
Approx. 40 seeds per packet
Sunflowers can be direct seeded into the garden or started in trays and then transplanted out after 2-3 weeks. This is a single stemmed variety; do not pinch. Succession plant every week to extend harvest.
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
Sunflower petals are edible and can be used as a garnish on cakes and salads, for example.