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Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Starburst Lemon Aura
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Starburst Lemon Aura(F1) Sunflower Seed

1729

Product ID: 1729

Gorgeous, pale yellow, branching double.

Lovely, fully-double blooms on long, sturdy stems cover this compact plant. The light yellow shade lends itself well to pastel bouquets making it a great addition to an existing sunflower line. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Pollenless. Ht. 48-60". Avg. 1,050 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1729Packet  $3.95 
1729100 Seeds  $5.70 
1729250 Seeds  $10.45 
1729500 Seeds  $18.20 
17291,000 Seeds  $31.95 
17295,000 Seeds  $134.80 
Backordered until 12/28/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   60-70

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Sunflowers, Tall

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 HEIGHT: Varies.

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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