Compact and branching, 36-48 in. tall plants produce masses of pollen-free, 4-6 in. bright red and gold bicolor flowers. Firecracker sunflowers can make an excellent low hedge, or use them in borders or containers.
Plants are vigorous, sturdy, stocky, and heavy flowering. One well grown Firecracker sunflower can carry a dozen or more sizzling sunflowers. Mass plant Firecrackers in your garden, and you will soon experience singular, sensational displays, which fit perfectly the season.
Growing Firecracker Sunflower Seeds
Plant Sunflower Seeds: Direct sow into prepared seed beds 3 in. apart, thin to 6-9 in. apart. Easy to start indoors in 2 in. pots or cell packs.
Grow Sunflowers: Sunflowers require full sun. Soil which is moist and moderately fertile will produce the best flower heads. Blooms attract bees, birds and butterflies.
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