Like our other dwarfs, the final height depends on the size of the container. Expect 8-12" plants from seeds directly sown in a 4" pot. Earliest of the teddy types in trial, this branching variety will host 3-5" sunny, shaggy blooms. Popular with children. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Ht. 8-12" in containers; 35-42" in the garden.
DAYS TO GERMINATION:7-14 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C)
SOWING:Direct seed (recommended) - After last frost. Transplant - Sow in final container 3-4 weeks prior to planting out. Dislikes root disturbance.
Latin Name: Helianthus annuus
Days to Maturity or Bloom: 50-63
Plant Cycle: (A)