Sunflower 'Giant Single' Seeds

£3.00
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Needs Some Love
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Direct Sunlight
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Great Cut Flowers
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Pollinator Friendly

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plant benefit
Needs Some Love
plant benefit
Direct Sunlight
plant benefit
Great Cut Flowers
plant benefit
Pollinator Friendly

tall sun-worshipping sunflowers.

One tall glass of water. These sun worshippers can grow up to 2m+ Helping you stand that bit taller each day, the giant golden beauties will be fun to grow (we love a good sunflower race) and will bring a whole heap of bees, butterflies and bugs to your garden.

why it's special:

  • Grows up to 3m tall
  • Attracts pollinators and other beneficial insects.
  • Easily grown in containers and with kids.

good to know:

Plant LightFull sun

Windowsill PlantFuss-free

Botanical name: Helianthus annus 'giant single'
Open-pollinated, GMO-free seeds.

when to sow

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when to harvest

Plant size

3 m
60 cm
conditions

Position

Full sun.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil.
urban growing

Support

Water weekly.
Occasional feeding.

Our Top Tip

Give tomato feed just before flowering. As they grow, you may need to tie supports to keep them from falling.

About sunflower 'giant single'

Sunflower 'Giant Single' is a tall-growing, single stemmed variety of the traditional easy-to-grow sunflower. The blooms have dark centres and attractive bright golden petals, held on tall stems which are capable of growing several metres.
Like most annuals, they are extremely useful in the border, filling gaps between young shrubs and perennials with immediate explosions of colour and height. It is an ideal variety for mass planting or for children to grow. if planted next to a wall or tall cane they can chart its progress as it grows.

In The Records

Sunflowers symbolise loyalty and adoration thanks to the myth of Clytie and Apollo. Because of their link with the sun, Sunflowers are known for being a happy flower and the perfect bloom for a summer gift to brighten someone's mood.
Features Pollinator-friendly, great cut flowers and likes direct sunlight
Locations Containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name helianthus annuus 'giant single'
Other Names Comb flower, golden, golden flower of Peru, St Bartholomew's star
Plant Type Annual
Pot Size 40 cm deep
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
Number of Seeds 20
Sowing Tips Best sown in pots or trays with damp seed compost and lightly covered. Keep in a warm and sunny spot.
Delivery times 
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