As tough as it is beautiful, Maximilian blooms from August to frost. Masses of 3" yellow-gold blooms. Excellent for back borders and bouquets. This is the wild species. Known as the Maximilian sunflower or perennial sunflower. Zones 3-9. Ht. 72-96". Avg. 11,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
Latin Name: Helianthus maximiliani
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
Shipping Information & Notes
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14 days at 70°F (21°C)
SOWING: Transplant - Sow 8-10 weeks before last frost. Direct seed - After last frost. Spreads rapidly. Divide every third year.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 72-96".
PLANT SPACING: 18-24" Spreads rapidly and will need to be divided every third year.
HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 3-9.
HARVEST: When 1/4-1/3 of the flowers on a stem are open.