Sunflower 'Claret' Seeds
Deep, rich and bold sunflowers for your garden.
Sunflower Claret is perfect for adding a bold and modern touch to borders or containers. Its blooms have an enticing metallic sheen that makes an eye-catching addition to any garden. When used in cut flower arrangements, these sunflowers also add a striking point of difference paired with cherry reds, pinks and lilacs.
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why it's special:
- A stout branching variety with multiple flowers.
- Blooming into late summer.
- Attracts bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects.
when to sow
when to harvest
About Sunflower 'Claret'
This plant is renowned for its dependable nature and excellent performance in gardens. Helianthus annus 'Claret' is an annual that grows quickly and has abundant branching. It has broad, oval to heart-shaped leaves that are roughly hairy. During the summer season, it produces striking, large flowers in a deep wine-red hue that can span up to 6 inches across. These blooms feature deep red-brown petals that encircle nearly black central discs.
In The Records
Sunflowers were important to American Indian tribes. The seeds were ground into flour for cakes, and bread, and mixed with other vegetables. They were also eaten as a snack and used to make oil for bread. The plant was used to make purple dye, body paint, and decorations, as well as for medicinal purposes. The stalk was used as a building material and the plant and seeds were used in ceremonies.
|Features||Pollinator friendly, perfect for pots, great cut flowers and most light conditions|
|Locations||Balconies, terraces, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Helianthus annuus 'Claret'|
|Other Names||Helianthus annuus 'Claret'|
|Pot Size||40 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Pet + Baby Safe|
|Number of Seeds||20|
|Sowing Tips||Sow a seed per hole in damp well drained soil and cover. Place in a warm, sunny spot whilst they germinate|
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