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Sunflower Red Sun

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red sunflower

Sunflower Red Sun     

Approximate Seed Quantity: 20

Create a dazzling effect in any border with an abundance of these 8-10cm blooms of deep red with an intense black centre. Strongly branched with an 46cm spread these make for perfect cut flowers. Download sowing guide

  • Days to germination: 14-21
  • Optimum soil temperature: 20°C and above
  • Planting depth: 8mm
  • Seed spacing: 10-15cm
  • Plant spacing: 60-90cm
  • Plant height: 1.5-1.8 metres
  • Full sun
  • Start indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last expected frost
  • Direct sow outdoors after all danger of frost has passed through to July
  • Thin to individual pots when seedlings reach 5-8cm tall
  • Acclimatise to cooler conditions before planting out
  • Protect from snails & slugs whilst young
  • May require staking/support if planted in an exposed area