Sunflower 'Italian White' Seeds

Cream-colored to pale yellow petals darkening to deep yellow.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

An especially beautiful variety, Italian White has cream-colored to pale yellow petals darkening to deep yellow toward the brown center. The multi-branching plant produces multiple blooms, and at 4-6' tall it fits nicely into the back of a border. The 3" to 4" flowers look fabulous in bouquets.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Helianthus annuus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Pale Yellow, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline), 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Seeds Per Pack 25