$2.25

65 days. 4-4½ ft. high dwarf sunflower. Produces a single large flower head 8-12 in. in diameter. Yellow flowers with golden brown centers. Can be grown as an ornamental or used for edible seed or bird food. Great for children. Pkt (4 g, 60 seeds)

Sunflowers

Sunflower Culture: Annual. Germination: 14 days, 10 degrees F. Full sun. Direct sow in May or June. Space 12-18" apart. Taller varieties may need staking. Early in the growth stage, place a pole at the base of the stalk. As the stem grows, use twine or soft ties to secure it to the stake every 6' or so. History: Some archaeologists believe that Native Americans may have cultivated sunflowers as early as 3000 B.C. Uses: You can leave any remaining seed-heads in the garden for fall and winter visitors. Or you can cut and dry the seed-heads indoors. Throughout the winter months, tie dried heads to trees or to your deck to create feeding stations.