Also known as Annual Sunflower, this hardy annual produces numerous yellow flowers. It is an upright plant, usually 5 to 6 feet in height. Adapted to a wide range of soil conditions throughout the Southern U.S.. Native Sunflowers usually require at least one year of overwintering in the ground to produce a solid stand of plants, due to high percentage of dormant seed. Outstanding attraction for all game birds.
Best Time To Plant: Fall
Planting Rate: 5-10 lbs per acre
Height: 4’ to 8’ tall
Regions: United States
Soil types: Well drained, non-saline soils
Sunlight: Full sun. At least 8 hours direct sunlight
Uses: Erosion Control, Attract Game Birds, Feed Wildlife, Livestock Forage