Helianthus annuus 'Sonja'

A classic cut flower variety of sunflower with pretty, petite flowers in a golden yellow - the ideal size for cutting for hand tied bunches and medium vases. More
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A classic cut flower variety of sunflower with pretty, petite flowers in a golden yellow – the ideal size for cutting for hand tied bunches and medium vases. It's easy to grow and a prolific flowerer.

Genus Helianthus
Group/Species annuus
Variety Sonja
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Sunflower
Border Position Back, Container, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1m (3.5ft)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow early spring under cover or direct sow mid spring. Place 2 seeds 10cm (4in) apart at each planting post, 45cm (18in) apart. If both germinate, transplant one. Pinch out the tip at 45cm (18in) to encourage branching.
Care Tips If growing in a container, do not allow the soil to dry out. Pinch out at 8-10 inches.
Flowering July - September
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Helianthus annuus 'Sonja' reviews

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Reviewed 16th August 2019 by Anita

I direct sowed these and none came up

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Anita

I direct sowed these and none came up