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Maximilian Sunflower

Golden yellow flowers illuminate sunny borders, cottage gardens, and native meadows. Native to the Great Plains of North America. Attractive to bees and beneficial insects. Flowered the first season for us with a branching habit and bountiful 2-3” blooms. Grows 3-8 feet.  Zone 4-9. 

50 seeds

 

 

PLANTING

Helianthus maximiliani

Perennial: Zone 4-9

Germination:  14-21 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF.

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ½-1” deep

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant after the last frost, 18-24" apart. Water seedlings regularly until established. 

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost, when soil is over 70ºF. 

Growth Habit: Upright, Branching

Height and Width: 3-8' 

Spacing: 18-24" apart

Light Needs:  Full sun

Soil Needs:  Loose, rich, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 65-75 days

Uses: Cut flowers and flower beds, short varieties-containers and planters, Attracts pollinators

Care:  Mix compost into the soil before sowing or transplanting. Adding too much nitrogen can cause plants to produce more foliage than flowers. 

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    CJ
    06/06/2022
    C J.
    United States
    I recommend this product

    Great seeds

    Eclectic inventory, easy checkout. The Maximilian Sunnie's germinated well and grew well to date although I lost some to the cold snap.

    CP
    04/20/2022
    Cindy P.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    maximillian sunflower

    this seed germinated great and grew very well and vigorously. I'm ready to plant it out now.

    AB
    06/08/2021
    Anita B.
    United States United States

    GOOD SEEDS

    THESE SEEDS DID REALLY GOOD I HAVE HAD THEM BEFORE.

    LS
    05/27/2021
    Lily S.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Maximilian Sunflower

    Took a long time to germinate but are now growing . Just transplanted to the garden. Ask me in a couple of months.