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  • Non-native

Sunflower

(Helianthus annuus)

Photo credit: Floralimages.co.uk


Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Annual
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August, September
  • Flower Colours
    Yellow, Orange
  • Petals
    7+
  • Arrangement
    Single, Several
  • Exposure
    Sheltered
  • Aspect
    South, West
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Alkaline, Neutral

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