- Annual flowers
- Flower heads grow 10-12 inches
- Flowers have short golden yellow petals and huge centers that feel like velvet
- Plants grow to 5-6 feet tall
- 70 days
(H. annuus) A Japanese variety. Plants grow 5-6' tall with large 10-12" heads and short golden-yellow petals. Huge centers are covered with chocolate-colored velvet reminiscent of fur. Always a favorite. 70 days.
Learn to Grow Taiyo Sunflower
Direct Seed: 6" Apart
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Germination: 10-14 Days
Rows Apart: 24-36"
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants.
Ratings & Reviews
My all time favorite sunflowers. I have grown them for years. The centers are huge compared to the outer petals, the color is very warm, and they are easy to grow.