Sunflower, Ring of Fire
A/4-5 ft tall, spreading 2-3 ft. 60 days but may take as long as 120 days for bicolor blooms to appear. Golden yellow 5" sunflower with a ring of red surrounding the center. Long stems and multiple blooms make them perfect for cut flowers. Like all sunflowers, Ring of Fire needs full sun.
Planting Directions: Sow 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.