Dwarf sunspot sunflower reaches heights of 36-48 inches. Plant dwarf sunspot sunflower seeds directly in the garden in late springs or early summer. Plant small batches of Sunspot sunflower seeds two or three weeks apart for continual blooms until fall. You can also see indoors for earlier blooms. The leaves are used as fodder, the flowers yield a yellow dye and seeds contain oil and are used for food.
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Scientific Name: Helianthus Annuus
Common Name: Sunflower - Sunspot
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: North America
Full Growth Height: 36-48 "
Spread: 8-10 "
Exposure: Plenty of sunlight
Suitability: High heat
Blooming Season: Summer
Attracts: Butterflies, Birds and Bees
Characteristics: Cut flowers
Flower Color: Yellow
Moisture: Dry, Moderate
Resistant: Deer resistant
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Moist, Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline soil, Neutral
Uses: Great for backgrounds and cut flowers