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Sunflower 'Buttercream'

Flower seeds
£2.10
SPP00707
In stock
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Quick overview

One of the earliest blooming sunflowers, with gorgeous pale, butter-yellow flowers and chocolate centres. A multi-headed variety that produces even more blooms when cut! Pollen free. Ht. 1.2-1.5m. x1 seed packet in the Grow Club

Giant plants from the American prairie, with vivid yellow daisy-like faces in autumn that ripen into heavy heads filled with seeds.

Origin/native: South and Central America

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Plant Details

Flowering Time:
June to September
Grow:
April to June
Genus / Species:
Helianthus annuus
Cultivar / Variety:
'Buttercream'
Common Name:
Sunflower
Height / Spread:
1.2-1.6m /40cm
Type:
Hardy Annual
Pollinator Friendly:
Yes

Preferred Conditions

Sow Depth:
2cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained, fertile
Where to Plant:
Start in 9cm pots inside or sow direct in borders/pots from May
Position:
Full sun/sheltered
Spacing:
45cm apart
Watering:
Keep moist early on, not too wet
Feeding:
A balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied if soil conditions are less fertile.

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