SUNFLOWERS INDIAN BLANKET - SEED

SUNFLOWERS INDIAN BLANKET - SEED

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SUNFLOWERS INDIAN BLANKET

Description
Indian Blanket Sunflower Seeds 6190. Double and semi-double blooms in a mixture of reds, lemon and red bi-colours. Branching plants produce multiple blooms. Grows to 180 cm (6′) tall.

How to Grow
Easy to grow. In late May, choose a sunny site with well draining soil and sow seed about 6-12 mm (1/4-1/2″) deep and 7.5-10 cm (3-4″) apart. Thin or transplant seedlings to 30-45 cm (12-18″) apart. Seed can be started 2-3 weeks early indoors using plantable peat pots or Jiffy 7’s at 21 C (70 F). Harden off seedlings then transplant to a site in full sun. Keep plants evenly watered and fertilize twice during the season with a granular 15-5-15 or equivalent.

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS
High Summer

LIFECYCLE
Annual

PROPAGATION
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
5 to 10

LIGHT
Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Tall (1 to 2 m)(39" to 78")

FROST TOLERANCE
Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Hybrid

FAMILY NAME
Asteraceae

LATIN
Helianthus annus

SUGGESTED USES
Back of the border., Cut flower, Living screen, Pollinator plant, Vertical colour