Chocolate Cherry Sunflower

Sunflower, Chocolate Cherry

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Helianthus annuus.Annual  6-7' 80-90 days.

Velvety burgundy petals radiate from a dark chocolate center. Heavily  branching plants produce an abundance of  5" to 8" flowers. Excellent cut flower. Enchance your garden and home with this dramatic sunflower.  

 Planting DirectionsSow seed indoors in sterile seed starting medium with a soil temperature of 70° to 85°. Plant seed ¼” deep. Direct sow in the garden after your last frost when the soil has warmed considerably.  Soil should worked thoroughly and well fertilized with either rich compost or a good general garden fertilizer. Space plants to stand 24-30” apart. Harvest for cut flowers when rays begin to open.   For seed heads cut with stalks attached and hang to dry.  Remove seed when thoroughly dry.  Excellent for birds.