Multi-colored, strong stalks
Ornamental. We've carefully formulated this scintillating color blend as a dancing celebration of all the forms and joyous colors sunflowers offer. You'll have strong branching stalks with free-flowering big blooms in a full array, including ringed and bicolored faces and fully double flowers. Shades include sunny yellow, deep gold, lemon, mahogany, bronze and golden-orange with many variations. Sun Samba provides endless, strikingly beautiful bouquets and a glorious summer display that turns heads in the garden.Asteraceae Helianthus annuus
A mixture of Sunflowers. Some are mixture of colors, while others give you multiple varieties in one seed packet.
- Ease of Growing
- Grown as
- Days to Maturity
- 75-90 (Spring/Summer), 60-90 (Fall/Winter)
- Growing Habit
- Half Hardy
Sunflowers will tolerate light frost.
- Spring Transplant, Spring, Summer
- Growing Season
- Cultivar Type
- Growing Conditions
- Warm, Hot
Sunflowers needs rich soil for good growth. They prefer full sun (though they will tolerate light shade). The taller varieties need shelter from the wind and should be placed where they won't cast unwanted shade on other plants.
- Outdoor Growing Temp
- 55°F - 95°F
- Min Outdoor Soil Temp
Don't plant out until the soil is at least 50˚ F (and preferably 60˚ F).
- Start Indoors
- Start Outdoors
- Sun: min. 6 hours daily (Warm, Hot)
Sunflowers are thirsty plants and for maximum production they need a constant supply of water.
Low nitrogen. High phosphorus. High potassium. Sunflowers like phosphorus and potassium, but not too much nitrogen as it may encourage leaf growth rather than flowering.
- High heat, Needs lots of space
- Small Gardens?
- Attracts beneficial insects?
- Gold, yellow, mahogany, bronze, and orange
- Fruit Size
- Plant Height
- Plant Diameter
- Hardiness Zone
- Disease Resistance
- Taste Profile