Sunflower Seed - Teddy Bear

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Helianthus annuus Cuddly golden yellow double petals that look like a fuzzy pillow. Lovely 2-4' tall dwarf plants with 3-4" multi-headed blooms. Can be grown in containers and will bloom when...

Packet - 1.75 gramsPacket - 1.75 grams
Description

Helianthus annuus

Cuddly golden yellow double petals that look like a fuzzy pillow. Lovely 2-4' tall dwarf plants with 3-4" multi-headed blooms. Can be grown in containers and will bloom when 12" high. Easy-to-grow. Direct seed in full sun after danger of frost. Excellent cut flower. Summer blooming. Annual.
Approx. Seeds per Packet
Average packet weight
Seeds / gram
Average seeds / oz
35 1.75 grams
20 560
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 65-85°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Days to Harvest
Transplant or Direct Seed 1" 4-6" 65-75
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
8-12" 5-12 Annual 4-6 years

Site Selection

Sunflower is a frost sensitive annual that prefers full sun and well-drained soil with low to moderate moisture. Drought tolerant once established.

Planting

Direct seed outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 65-85˚F. Sow 1" deep and 4-6" apart. Seeds will sprout in 5-12 days. Thin so mature plants are 8-10" apart.