These types of sunflowers are commonly known as 'chocolate cherry'. They have rich chocolate-burgundy ray petals that surround dark chocolate disks, with velvety petals and mouthwatering rich colors. They bloom during summer into autumn and are easy to grow. Chocolate cherry sunflowers are stunning for indoor bouquets and they are standouts in the garden.
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Scientific Name: Helianthus Annuus
Common Name: Sunflower - Chocolate Cherry
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: North America
Full Growth Height: 72-84 "
Spread: 24-36 "
Outdoor growing temperature: 12-35 °C
Exposure: Requires full Sun
Suitability: High heat, needs lot of space
Blooming Season: Late summer
Attracts: Mice, butterflies, moths and chipmunks
Flower Shape: Round
Flower Color: Chocolate-Burgundy
Resistant: Drought, Deer, Rabbit
Water Requirement: 7.6 liters of water a week
Soil Type: Well-drained soil
Soil pH: Neutral
Uses: Indoor bouquets, Ornamental purposes, Edible seeds