A very large, bright yellow flower up to 35cm across on a tall branching plant. Ideal as a cut flower or makes an impressive decorative garden display.

Features

  • Hardy annual
  • Impressive backdrop
  • Easy to grow

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period.

Care

Choose a warm, sunny, well-drained position sheltered from wind. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Keep free from weeds and keep well watered. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit regularly. Plants may require staking. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering. Cut flowers are best picked before they are too old.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 50-60cm
Sow depth 12mm
Plant height 1-1.5 metres
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Flowering 12 weeks
Flowering (days) 84
Botanical name Helianthus annuus
Plant variety Yellow Empress
Suitable for Garden beds

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