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Sunflower Surprise Art Pack

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  • Art Pack by Gig Chew.
  • Interplanted with Gift Zinnia and Love in a Mist.
  • Striped surprises.
  • Lemon surprises.
  • Pink surprises.
  • Seedy surprises.
  • Attract and feed birds.

Sunflower Surprise

Helianthus annuus

Certified Organic Seed

A sunny mix of sunflowers in varying heights and hues.

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Surprises happen when plants and pollinators are left to their own devices. Our sunflower mix all started when the paper bags protecting the heads of our sunflowers from cross-pollination melted off in a heavy rain. Tall and short, orange, yellow, maroon, singles and multiples, all crossed creating a new cacophony of sunny blooms. This mix is a refinement of the same idea, featuring a range of colors and heights that will provide sunny blooms all season long.

Quick Facts

Number of Seeds 100
Spacing in Row 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 18 to 36 inches
Planting Depth 1 inch
Days to Germination 10 to 14
Days to Maturity 100
Height at Maturity Varies
Width at Maturity Varies

How to Grow

Direct sow after frost in clumps. Good soil will yield magnificent plants, but Sunflower Surprise will grow well in any regular garden soil. (Just go lightly on extra nitrogen, which encourages leafy growth over blooms.) Use blooms from branching plants for cut flowers. Let some go to seed for you and the birds.

About the Artist

Pen and ink by Gigi Chew. Gigi is a social worker, illustrator, and plant enthusiast. Her artwork explores fantastic lands inspired by golden age children's illustrators and the imaginations of schizophrenic individuals with whom she works.

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