Sunflower, Italian White

Helianthus annuus
SKU: 0308A 1M

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  • Organic
  • Annual flowers
  • Plants grow to 4-6 feet tall
  • Flower heads grow to 4 inches
  • Not recommended as a cut flower

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.


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Sunflowers are native to North and South America. They are cultivated for both ornamental reasons and as a food crop in some regions.

During their growth sunflowers exhibit heliotropism, or the tendency to tilt during the day to face the sun. This trait normally subsides after the flower heads bloom at which point they usually face east.

The sunflower is the state flower of Kansas and the national flower of Ukraine. Sunflowers are one of the most popular subjects in the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh and have been associated with green ideology in more recent times.

Direct Seed: 6" Apart

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

Germination: 10-14 Days

Rows Apart: 24-36"

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants.