Flowers Sunflowers Tall, Branching Sunflowers Sonja

Sonja

Sunflower Seed

Product ID: 1313

Outstanding cut sunflower.

Tangerine petals, dark center. Sprays of 8 or more side branches on strong 17-28" stems bear 4" blooms. Long vase life. Bears pollen; good for bee forage. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Day-length neutral. Branching. Ht. 38-42". Avg. 1,440 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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250 Seeds

$7.10
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100 Seeds

$8.15
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500 Seeds

$12.15
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1,000 Seeds

$19.85
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5,000 Seeds

$90.35
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): After the last frost, sow in groups of 2-3 seeds, 1/2" deep. Thin to one plant when true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow in final container 3-4 weeks prior to planting out. Sunflowers dislike root disturbance and do not transplant well Transplants should be held indoors for no more than 4 weeks prior to planting out. Provide sun and good air movement.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Light, well-drained soil. Excessive nitrogen may cause plants to grow too vigorously with abnormal flower shapes.

PLANT SPACING: 4-24". Single-stem varieties space 4-6" apart. Branching varieties space 18-24" apart.

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Flowers can be harvested tight when color first begins to show, or when the flowers are just beginning to open, depending on your market.
Dried: Flowers are completely open. Hang or use silica gel.

USES: Excellent cut flower or for gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Helianthus annuus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
90 - 110 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
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
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