PlantsSunflowers→Sunflower (Helianthus annuus 'Choco Sun')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Dye production
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
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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Location: RHS Harlow Carr kitchen gardenDate: 2018-08-05
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Comments:
Posted by Joannabanana (Calgary, AB Canada - Zone 3a) on Mar 31, 2013 9:41 AM

Great Dwarf variety. Multiple flower buds per plant. 3" blooms. Plant is about 12" high. Bloomed about 11 weeks from germination

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Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate! - ORDERS - Co-ops...by Kim by Kim Apr 22, 2012 6:59 PM 7

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