$2.69

With yellow-tipped, bronze-red petals, 'Shock-O-Lat' is sure to draw attention. Contrasting purple-tinged stems are well-branched, offering a multitude of pollenless blooms for bouquets. The 6" flowers can be tamed down to 3" by spacing plants closely (10" apart).

Variety Information:
• Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus (hybrid)
• Family: Asteraceae
• Native: North America
• Hardiness: Annual
• Plant Dimensions: 6' tall
• Variety Information: 6" flowers are bronze-red with yellow tips and a dark brown center. Flowers will be smaller if plants are close together.
• Exposure: Full sun
• Bloom Period: Summer to frost
• Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

Sowing Information:
• When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
• When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sunflowers are senstive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground.
• Days to Emerge: 10–15 days
• Seed Depth: ¼"–½"
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18"–24"
• Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 18"–24"

SKU: BOT1327
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