This is a traditional tall sunflower that is very easy to grow which makes it a perfect variety for children.
The very large bright golden flowers are held on strong, tall stems which grow very tall. Once started they grow very quickly and children love to measure them every couple of days to chart their progress as they grow practically before their very eyes!
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How to Guide
Sow individually in small pots of moist seed compost, lightly covering the seeds. Place in gentle warmth 10-15C (50-60F).
Sow seeds 2cm (1in) deep in pre-watered soil about 15cm (6in) apart in a row or in groups. Keep the soil moist until seedlings are well established. This out if seedlings appear to be overcrowded.
Sowing Distance60cm / 24in
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions for 2-3 weeks before planting out to their flowering positions about 60cm (24in) apart from May onwards.