Sign up to our newsletter
In this delightful range of sunflower seeds you'll find annual and perennial varieties in all sorts of colours - bright yellow, claret red, green and white. The various sunflowers listed here will grow from 45cm to 3m, depending on the variety you choose! Birds love to eat the seeds, so grow some sunflowers near your house and watch the birds feed in the autumn.
Sunflower 'Shock-o-Lat' F1 Hybrid
Helianthus annuusThis striking sunflower produces rich chocolate coloured blooms with gold-rimmed edges over a long period in summer. Multi-headed and boasting large pollen-free flowers up to 15cm (6") in diameter, Sunflower 'Shock-o-Lat' is ideal planted en masse at the back of a border. The tall, sturdy stems make fabulous cut flowers for a vase indoors too. Height: 1.8m (6'). Spread: 50cm (20").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.
Useful links:More info
Sunflower 'Helios Flame' F1 Hybrid
Helianthus annuusA lovely tall stemmed, bicolour sunflower! Each large golden bloom of Sunflower 'Helios Flame' is embellished by a dark mahogany ring at its centre that makes this a particularly eye catching variety. The tall, sturdy stems each support a single bloom - perfect for bringing height to the back of sheltered borders and wildlife gardens. Like all sunflowers, this superb variety makes an excellent cut flower with a good vase life. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 50cm (20").
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
Copyright © Thompson & Morgan, 2004-2015. All rights reserved.