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HELIOPSIS helianthoides - False Sunflower-25g

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 120-25g


Family: Papaveraceae
Characteristics: Annual 120 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 310

The False Sunflower also known as the Ox-Eye Sunflower is a long blooming plant 120cm tall and produces yellow flowers with slightly darker centres.
A native to the central and northeastern U.S. and is found in moist to dry, open woodlands, prairies, and fields. It is highly adaptable and easy to grow. 

Plants attract predatorily or parasitoid insects that prey upon pest insects.

Also recommended for pollinator and wildlife plantings.
Blooms from summer to early autumn. Performs best with regular moisture.

Grow notes:

Tropical: Winter to early summer.
Temperate: Late winter to mid-summer.
Cold: Spring early summer.
Sow: 4mm deep

For best results sow directly into the soil where they are to grow. If grown early indoors use a growing container that can be planted directly into the soil such as jiffy pots as seedlings do not like root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 8-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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