Zodiac Seed Packet, Leo

$3.50

The regal Lemon Queen adorns the mane of the glamorous Leo lion.

Also available in the zodiac collection tin.

Designed by Carolyn Dugas of Studio Gooz.

Helianthus annuus

Beautiful poly-headed, 5-6' tall annual has 5-6" blooms with bright lemon-colored petals and dark brown centers. Good cut flower. Direct seed in full sun after danger of frost. Summer-fall blooming. Annual.

 

Planting Information

 

Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
3001 ozNA70-80
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-85°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed1"4-6"35
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
8-12"5-12Annual4-6 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.