Sunflower Autumn Beauty Helianthus Annuus is an annual sunflower native to the American prairies. Sunflower Autumn Beauty seeds can be started indoors our outdoors, and this variety of Helianthus Annuus produces a blend of red, orange, and yellow sunflowers that all have black centers. Blooming Sunflower provides nectar as a source of energy for bees, and its ripe seeds are valuable for attracting finches and other birds.
Sunflower Autumn Beauty looks great with other late blooming perennials and grasses. Helianthus Annuus seeds are easy to germinate, and once established Sunflower Autumn Beauty resists drought and heat requiring just occasional watering. Sunflower plant is easy to grow in any well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Sunflower Autumn Beauty makes a highly decorative cut flower for any floral arrangement.
Height: 36-48 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.2
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/2 Inch
Germination Time: 10-15 Days