Sunflower "Red Sun" (30+ seeds)

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This beautiful dark centered variety has 5-6" flowers surrounded by glorious bronze-maroon petals. The plants grow 5-6 feet tall with 10 or more buds per plant. These produce exceptional cut flowers with long stems, lasting for several days in a vase.

A late bloomer, the dark color of Red Sun will standout in the garden, adding rich, vibrant color to your fall flower beds.

Flower Specifications

  • Season: Annual
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 9
  • Height: 60 - 72 inches
  • Bloom Season: Summer to fall
  • Bloom Color: Red
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Moist, fertile, pH 5.5 - 6.2

Planting Directions

  • Temperature: 69 - 75F
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 15 days
  • Light Required: No
  • Depth: 1/2 - 1 inch
  • Sowing Rate: 29 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 80 pounds per acre
  • Moisture: Keep seed slightly moist but not wet
  • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches