Flowers Sunflowers Maximilian (Perennial Sunflower) Maximilian

Maximilian

Perennial Sunflower Seed

Product ID: 1321

Summer sunshine for late fall.

As tough as it is beautiful, Maximilian blooms from August to frost. Masses of 3" yellow-gold blooms. This native wild flower is excellent for back borders and bouquets. Perennial in Zones 3-9.

• Attracts bees and beneficial insects such as lacewings, lady beetles, syrphid flies and parasitic wasps. Known as perennial sunflower.

Ht. 60-96". Avg. 11,760 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/16 Ounce

$9.25
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1/8 Ounce

$15.35
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1/4 Ounce

$26.70
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1 Ounce

$91.15
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant into cell packs or individual containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant after the last frost.
Direct seed: Sow after the last frost when the soil temperature is 70°F (21°C).

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Almost any soil type.

PLANT SPACING: 18-24". Spreads rapidly and will need to be divided every third year.

HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-9.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when 1/4-1/3 of the flowers on a stem are open.

USES:
Cut flower. Excellent plant for back of perennial borders. Good for naturalistic gardens and wildflower plantings.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Helianthus maximiliani
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
125 - 140 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Wildflower Wildflower
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Wildflower