Dec 5, 2016  Week: 49

Helianthus Miss Sunshine

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Easy to produce dwarf Sunflowers
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Scientific Name : Helianthus annuus

Common Name : Sunflower

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Width : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : A Hot Summer Survivors selection.
Supplied as raw seed. Seed is available exclusively through Ball Horticultural Company in North America.

This delightful dwarf sunflower offers an array of benefits to growers, retailers and gardeners. Easy and economical to produce, mildew-tolerant Miss Sunshine needs fewer PGRs and will flower at a shorter height under short days. These pollen-free plants do not
aggravate allergies and there is no messy pollen to drop. The 3 to 4-in. (7 to 10-cm), sunny golden-coloured blooms “face up” for big retail impact, and produce long-lasting colour for the consumer, with a fast flush of secondary flowers. Miss Sunshine is perfect for containers and mixed pots; it also makes a great indoor lifestyle plant or florist gift item, and fits well into some warm-weather landscape markets like Florida.