Firecracker Sunflower


About- Deep chocolate centers and petals that are reddish-orange and fade to bright yellow will impress in the garden and bouquets. Early to mature, this variety only grows 2-3 feet tall. Pollen Free.

When and Where to Plant- Direct sow in the spring after the threat of frost has passed. Prefers well draining soils and full sun. Plant every couple of weeks for continuous blooms.

Care and Harvest- Keep soil moist, but do not over water. Harvest when the first color of the petals appear and remove foliage for longer vase life.

Type- Annual

Botanical Name- Helianthus annuus

Planting Depth- 1/2"

Days to Germination- 7-10

Plant Spacing- 4-6"

Height- 24-36"

Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 10