Sunflower (Helianthus annuus 'Sunny Smile') in the Sunflowers Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 12-15 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Gold
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Uses: Dye production
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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