Double Dazzler Sunflower

$6.50/10 Seeds

SUNFLOWER – Double Dazzler (10 Seeds)

Helianthus annuus

Description: A Stunning Scruffy teddy bear type sunflower.  More scruffy than our regular teddy bear but had the same growing habit and is a long lasting plant with around 2-3 months of flowering.  Stems can be used as cut flowers, but they are a bit heavy so not so much for the cut flower industry but a great show piece at home. Main flower is the about 20cm in diameter and 10cm thick.

  • Height: 180cm
  • Flower heads: Multiple heads, one large then gradually smaller
  • Germination: 3-7 days, temp above 18oC
  • Sowing: 1cm deep. Start in pots or direct in ground (if snails and birds are not an issue)
  • Spacing: 50 – 60cm apart
  • Soil fertility: Rich compost filled, well-draining soil. Sunflowers have a high potassium requirement and ensure your soil is not boron deficient.

Growing Tips: Water deeply occasionally rather than regular short sprinkles.  Concentrate water towards the base of the plant rather than the leaves to avoid disease issues. Add plenty of blood n bone and compost when planting.

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When to sow

Spring, Summer

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