Flowers: Late summer to mid autumn
Height: 6 feet
Position: Full Sun
Ideal For: Border, Wildlife
Aftercare: Easy Description
A true perennial Sunflower adding height and colour to perennialborders, flowering in their first year. Stunning bright yellow 10-12cm(4-5in) diameter blooms with deep yellow centres, will brighten yourgarden over a long period attracting birds and butterflies.
Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft).Sowing Instructions
SowFebruary to April. Sow seeds individually in 7.5cm (3in) pots and placeon a warm windowsill or in a heated propagator at a temperature of18-21C (65-70F), until after germination which usually takes 7-21 days.Growing Instructions
Growon seedlings in a cold frame and gradually acclimatise plants to coolerconditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost,45-60cm (18-24in) apart.Aftercare Instructions
Grows in all soil types in borders in full sun.
Plants are best cut down in the autumn after flowering. Plants may form spreading rhizomatous roots once established.