Sunflower 'Autumn Beauty Mix'
55 seeds $2.25
Sunflower 'Autumn Beauty' is a beautiful mix of tall sunflowers in warm shades of yellow, gold, bronze-orange and burgundy-red. The flowers vary in size up to 6" across. The plants are branching. Sunflower is a host plant for many butterfly species, including Painted Lady, Bordered Patch, Gorgone Checkerspot, and Silvery Checkerspot.
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is a North American native wildflower that has been domesticated to create many different garden varieties.
Sowing Sunflower Seeds
Sow sunflower seeds outdoors after the last frost date, 1" deep. Thin to 18" apart. Full sun. Easy to grow.
Sunflower 'Arikara' is a very tall variety with large yellow flowers that have black centers. The flowers appear singly or in clusters. The single flowers can grow up to 12-16" in diameter. Certified organic seed. Arikara sunflower is an heirloom variety. It was grown as a source of edible seeds by the Arikara tribe of native Americans in North Dakota. This tall sunflower adds height to the garden, and the ripening seeds attract birds.
35 seeds $2.50
Chocolate Cherry sunflower is lovely at the back of the border. It also makes a great cut flower.
Sunflower 'Chocolate Cherry'
35 seeds $2.50
Sunflower 'Lemon Queen'
45 seeds $2.25
Sunflower 'Lemon Queen' produces many soft lemon-yellow flowers with dark chocolate centers. The flowers are 4-5" in diameter. Lemon Queen sunflower is known for being especially good for attracting bees and beneficial insects.
Sunflower 'Velvet Queen'
65 seeds $2.25
Velvet Queen sunflower is especially nice when paired with yellow sunflowers for a bold contrast.