A true perennial Sunflower adding height and colour to perennial borders, flowering in their first year. Stunning bright yellow 10-12cm (4-5in) diameter blooms with deep yellow centres, will brighten your garden over a long period attracting birds and butterflies. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft).
Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.
Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Cut Flower Garden
1 Packet (25 Sunflower Seeds) (TM04600)
Grows in all soil types in borders in full sun.
Plants are best cut down in the autumn after flowering. Plants may form spreading rhizomatous roots once established.
Grow on seedlings in a cold frame and gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 45-60cm (18-24in) apart.
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It's a spreader 2011-05-31
Lovely plant - very healthy and strong with plenty of flowers. However - from 5 small plants last year I now have a 2 metre wide clump as it spreads underground, so be careful where you site it. I imagine I shall have to remove a lot of it next year.