Soraya Sunflower
(Helianthus annuus)
Product ID: 1235
First sunflower to win an All-America Selections award.
This big sister to Sonja has larger flowers and thicker, sturdier stems.
Branches average 20″ and sport 4-6″ blooms. May yield as many as 20-25 stems/plant. Ht. 72″

Packet: Avg. .42 gm. App. 25 seeds. $3.00

Also suitable for year-round greenhouse production.

GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70-75ºF (21-24ºC).
CULTURE: Outdoors (recommended) – After last frost, in groups of 3-4. Thin. Indoors – Sow in final container 3-4 weeks prior to planting out. Dislikes root disturbance.
GROWING ON: Hold indoors no longer than 4 weeks. Provide full sun, high fertility, good air movement.
LIGHT/SOIL: Full sun; light, well-drained soil.
SPACING: 9-24″.
USE: Cut or dried, back of beds, screen.
HARVEST: Fresh – flowers just beginning to open. Dried – flowers completely open. Hang or use silica gel. DAY-LENGTH NEUTRAL – Day length does not directly influence flowering.
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