HELIANTHUS Annuus 'Autumn Beauty' (Sunflower - Autumn Beauty)

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Sunflowers 'Autumn Beauty' is a classic variety. They are easy to grow and fast to flower, sown directly where they are to grow they can be partnered them with other hardy annuals. The common sunflower is valuable from an economic as well as from an ornamental point of view. The...
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Sunflowers 'Autumn Beauty' is a classic variety. They are easy to grow and fast to flower, sown directly where they are to grow they can be partnered them with other hardy annuals. The common sunflower is valuable from an economic as well as from an ornamental point of view. The leaves are used as fodder, the flowers yield a yellow dye, and the seeds contain oil and are used for food. Sunflowers usually grow in summer and fall season with peak season is middle of summer. They are known for being 'happy flowers'. Kansas, USA is called sunflower state.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 1,625 53
1/4LB 6,500 213
1/2LB 13,000 425
1LB 26,000 850
5LB 130,000 4,250

Scientific Name: Helianthus Annuus

Common Name: Autumn Beauty

Plant Type: Annual

Kingdom: Plantae

Family: Asteraceae or daisy family

Class: Magnoliopsida

Native Range: Central and Southern America, Mexico

Full Growth Height: 60-90"

Spread: 36-72 "

Zone: 2-11

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Summer (Middle peak season), Portion of Autumn

Attracts: Squirrels, Aphids and white flies

Flower Shape: Giant round

Flower Color: Bright yellow with brown centers, copper red, orange and bi-colored

Resistant: Drought, Deer, Rabbit

Water Requirement: 672.4 mm/season or 7.1 mm/day

Soil Type: Any kind of soil as long as it is not waterlogged

Soil pH: Slightly acidic soil with pH between 6.0 and 7.5

Uses: Vegetable cooking oil, Bird food, Edible seeds

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