Sunflower Ms Mars
Sunflower Ms Mars

Sunflower Ms Mars

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Naturally dwarf plants with dark foliage and dark purple buds on multi-headed stems. Merlot-coloured ray petal transitioning to pretty pink shades. Ideal towards the front of a border and can make an interesting cut flower.
Hardy annual, Height 50-60cm (20-24")
WHERE TO SOW Sow seed thinly in drills 45cm (18") apart in well cultivated soil raked to a fine tilth. Germination usually in 15-21 days. WHAT TO DO NEXT When large enough to handle, thin to 45cm
(18") apart.
FOR EARLIER SOWINGS Sow indoors, individually in 7.5cm (3") pots at 20-25°C. When well grown, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has passed in well-drained soil in full sun.
HANDY TIP Plant towards the front of borders or into containers creating interest. 

20 seeds approx
April to May
Pot Sizes

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 7 to 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.

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Delivery Info

Minimum order value £10

Region Order Value Carriage Charge Carrier Service Estimated Delivery from placing your order
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Light weight small parcel up to 2 kg (up to 5 plants in 9 cm pots) £6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
UK Mainland Orders over 2 kg £7.50 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
Seeds & Cuttings only All orders £2 Royal Mail 1st Class Within 1 week

Local Delivery: Postcodes IP1 to IP8 & CO10

Orders over £35 FREE Our vehicles Within 1 week

Collect from Nursery (IP7 6LZ)

All orders FREE  

1-3 days (we will contact you)

Scottish Highlands
& Isle of Wight

Orders over 2 kg 

£6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

Scottish Offshore Islands

Orders over 2 kg

£7.5 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days


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Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)