General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 10 to 12 feet
Plant Spread: branching habit
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Multi-Color: mostly yellows, some w/ rusty reds
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Dye production
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: 68 to 88°
Days to germinate: 7 to 21
Sow in situ
Other info: self-seeds
Pollinators: Flies
Bees

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Common names
  • Sunflower

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Oh so cool.... by wcgypsy Jan 23, 2013 12:26 PM 2

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