Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus
Native: North America
Plant Dimensions: 12′ – 14′ tall
Variety Information: 14″-18″ flower heads with yellow petals and a green center
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Blooms summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sunflowers are sensitive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground.
Days to Emerge: 10 – 15 Days
Seed Depth: ¼” – ½”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24″
Thinning: When 3″ tall, thin to 1 every 24″