Ed Hume Seeds

Mardis Gras Mix Dwarf Sunflower

SUNFLOWER Mardis Gras Mix

Annual - One Season Plant - Height 30 - 36 inches

This dwarf branching sunflower blooms in shades of orange and yellow with mostly dark centers. It is ideal for borders and in front of short fence lines.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow seeds directly outdoors after danger of frost has passed into pots or flower beds where plant will grow. Can be sown indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last frost. Cover seed with 1/2 inch fine soil well firmed down.

THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Thin or transplant indoor started seedlings after danger of frost has passed to eight inches apart.

GERMINATION: One to two weeks depending upon soil and weather conditions. Keep moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Plant in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil. Fertilize monthly and water regularly in containers. Children and adults alike will enjoy this novel addition to the flower garden. Use its cut flowers for informal bouquets.


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