Valentine Sunflower, Bright yellow petals with a dark center. Photo Credit: Johnny's Selected Seeds

Sunflower, Valentine

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Helianthus annuus.'Valentine' Annual. 4-5'.

Lemon Yellow flowers with dark centers. Blooms measure 3-4". Branching habit; each plant produces multiple blooms on 25-45" stems. Produces pollen for pollinators, especially bees.             

 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.