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botanical name:
Helianthus annuus 'Choco Sun'
Helianthus annuus 'Choco Sun' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sunflower
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Dwarf annual Sunflower of very short growing, compact bushy habit with multiple flowerheads over a long period in summer - yellow petals around dark brown centres.

Well drained soil in full sun.
Very suitable for growing in pots.

Sow seeds after all danger of frost, in pots or directly into their final position.

Good for attracting wildlife.

Flowerbuds and seeds are edible.

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