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SUNFLOWER Sunbird

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Helianthus annuus

Family: Asteraceae

Subfamily: Helianthoideae

Characteristics: Annual 2 to 2.5 metres

Seeds per packet: 20

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A tall sunflower that grows to a height if 2 to 2.5 metres tall with large bright yellow flower heads that contain large grey seed which is ideal for parrot and poultry food. 

Sunflowers attract bees and parrots to the garden, a must have for a children's garden.

An easy to grow sunflower that is both drought tolerant and disease resistant.
A hardy plant that once establishing has few demands other than sunshine and moderate water.

Tropical: Year round
Sub-tropical:
 Spring to summer
Temperate: Spring to summer
Cold: Late spring to mid-summer. 

Sow: Sow 2cm (¾”) deep direct into flowering position.
Germination: 7-14 days


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