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Sunflower 'Red Sun' seeds

Sunflower 'Red Sun' seeds
Sunflower 'Red Sun' seeds
£1.05
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Long flowering Sunflower with velvety deep red flowers on sturdy stems to 1.6m in mid to late summer. Hardy Annual

Best sown directly 1" deep into moist warm soil in April and May. Space two or three seeds together, each group about 18" apart, then thin to the best plant once they germinate. Water well and feed with tomato food.

Common Name:
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Hardy Annual
POT SIZE/QUANTITY
25 seeds approx
Season of Interest
Summer to Autumn
Bee and Butterfly
Both
Sun or Shade
Sun
Height
medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature
Hardy
Position/Situation
Sunny Border
Planting Style
cottage
Suggested Use
Cut Flower
Flower Colour
red
Habit/Shape
Upright
Soil Type
Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH
No preference
Sow
April to June
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 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.

Find out more about our mail order process

Delivery Info
Region Order Value Carriage Charge Carrier Service Estimated Delivery from placing your order
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Hardy perennials bare rooted and 9 cm pots - up to 20 kg £6 - 8.50 Courier 2 - 5 days Up to 18 days
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 15 days
UK Mainland Orders over 2 kg £9.50 Courier 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 15 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 

£10 - £20** Courier 2-5 working days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

Scottish Offshore Islands

Orders over 2 kg

£10 - £25** Courier 2-5 working days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

 

See our delivery information page for more details