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Annual Flowers-Sunflower Chocolate


A stunning branching sunflower variety “Chocolat” deliveries an abundance of 4 to 5 inch rich chocolate coloured flowers with contrasting yellow striping on the reverse.


Annual Flowers-Sunflower Chocolate

Sunflower Chocolate-Annual Flowers Unique branching sunflower “Chocolate” offers a profusion of 4-5 inch dark chocolate coloured, yellow striped flowers. It forms strongly branched plants to 5-6ft with an 18in spread. Great to use as a border or in garden beds, it’s also wonderful fresh cut for arrangements.

Cultivation Advice 

Germination: 14-21 days

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 68F-86F

Planting Depth: 1/4 inch

Spacing, Seed: 4-6 inch

Spacing, Plant: 24-36 inches

Plant Height: 5-6 ft

Light: Full Sun

Start seeds 3 to 4 weeks before last spring frost indoors Or you can plant the seeds directly in your garden, sewing them 1/4 inch deep and outdoors after all dangers of frost have passed. Sow up to 100 days before last frost.

Once seedlings reach 2 to 3 inches high, transplant into plantable pots. Replant thinned plants.

Guard from Snails/Slugs when youthful

Harden off gradually before planting out after all risk of frost has gone.

Can be staked / supported in open areas.

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