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Early Sunflower Seeds

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This yellow beauty looks similar to the true sunflower but blooms earlier and longer, making it a must-have in the summer garden or meadow. Gorgeous, tall blooms make great cut flowers! Perennial.

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Yellow Early Sunflower Seeds, Heliopsis helianthoides, Early Sunflower, Oxeye Sunflower, Sweet Smooth Oxeye, Heliopsis Sunflower, False Sunflower
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Common Name Early Sunflower, Oxeye Sunflower, Sweet Smooth Oxeye, Heliopsis Sunflower, False Sunflower
Botanical Name Heliopsis helianthoides
Plant Type Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 36-72" tall (3-6')
Bloom Time Early to late summer
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Seeds Per Packet 50
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Soil Type Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native To Eastern United States and Eastern Canada
Native Yes
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Advantages Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Native, Extended Blooms
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
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This adaptable wildflower thrives in full sun all the way to partial shade and blooms from June through October. Extremely easy to grow, plant Early Sunflowers for months of cheerful blooms that are great for bouquets!
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