Sunflower (Helianthus annuus 'Strawberry Blonde') in the Sunflowers Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 4-6 ft.
Plant Spread: 3-5 ft.
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pale yellow and maroon
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
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: Provide light
Self fertile
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Flies


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Date: 2011-06-26
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Posted by Moby (Lincoln, NE) on Sep 29, 2011 3:19 PM

If you intend to collect seeds, harvest the seedhead before the birds and squirrels discover them.

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