Ten-Petal Sunflower Picture

Large (2-3.5 inch) yellow sunflowers from July through September, long serrate leaves up to 7 inch long and 3 inch wide with slender points, forms colonies by rhizomes, easy to grow, attracts butterflies and bees, Goldfinches and other birds love the seeds, food plant for lots of interesting insects including the Silvery Checkerspot and Gorgone Checkerspot Butterfly (Chlosyne nycteis and C. gorgone) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
3-5 foot Tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b

Native Range: NB to s. ON & WI, south to OK, LA & the mountains of GA

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Ten-Petal Sunflower in a 3.5 inch pot $12.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)
Ten-Petal Sunflower Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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