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Helianthus annuus 'Irish Eyes'
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common name: Sunflower
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Hardy annual. Dwarf variety with a well branched habit and producing masses of greenish-yellow flowers over a long periods, usually July to September.
Fertile neutral to slightly alkaline, moist, well-drained soil. Full sun.
Beds, borders and excellent for containers. Attractive to butterflies. Also good as a cut flower.
Introduced by K. Sahin, Zaden B.V. in 1998. Available from Thomson & Morgan and Sutton's Seeds.