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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.


SonjaSunflower Seed


Product ID: 1313

Outstanding cut sunflower.

Tangerine petals, dark center. Sprays of 8 or more side branches on strong stems bear 4" blooms. Long vase life. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Day-length neutral. Ht. 40". Avg. 1,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-110

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.


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.


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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