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Sunflower Seed Collection | Sarah Raven

Sunflower Seed Collection

Sunflowers give you fabulous scale, whopping stems and flowers 4-5ft high. They make brilliant arrangements and flower long and hard into the autumn.
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3 packets of seed

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October, 12-14 weeks from sowing
Height
1.5m (5ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
3 packets of seed
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
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.

Description

Sunflowers give you fabulous scale, whopping stems and flowers 4-5ft high. They make brilliant arrangements and flower long and hard into the autumn.

This collection contains 1 packet each of:

Care Tips

Sunflowers are hungry feeders. Improve the soil before planting out with plenty of well-rotted manure or garden compost. Water your sunflower plants regularly. You will need to stake them if they’re in an exposed position.