Flowers- FL459 Sunflower 'Evening Sun' (40-54 Seeds)
FL459 Sunflower 'Evening Sun'
Annual, 200cm tall flowers. Burgundy red colors flowers look stunning grown alone or in groups with other tall flowers, ex. Cosmos, verbena, etc. Perfect for cut compositions. Sunflowers love sunny, warm places protected from the wind.
Planting: Year-round in a tropical climate; In temperate climates, sow directly outdoors, after last spring frost, when the soil is approximately 60°F (15.5°C).
Soil: Loose, well-drained, and fertile soil. Can be grown in hot climates, but requires extra care and water.
Sowing depth: 1 inch (2.5 cm) deep.
Spacing: At least 6 inches (15 cm) apart.
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Water infrequently and deeply, unless the weather is dry; then water once a week.
Fertilizing: Mineral fertilizer regularly.
Matures in 3-4 months due to the variety of seed types. Sunflowers can be harvested about 30-45 days after fully maturing for their seeds.