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Sunflower 'Irish Eyes'

Helianthus annuus

Dwarf and compact

Aattractive yellow flowers with an unusual green central disk

Makes an intriguing annual hedge

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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Description Sowing Delivery Reviews
Dwarf and compact, producing many branched stems with small leaves, topped by attractive yellow flowers with an unusual green central disk. Stunning sown as drifts in borders or in large containers, and makes an intriguing annual hedge.


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try toasting the seed kernels for a healthy snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.


1 packet (25 sunflower seeds) (24037)

Sow thinly, 12mm (1/2") deep in drills 45cm (18in) apart in well cultivated soil raked to a fine tilth. Germination takes around 21 days. When large enough to handle, thin to 45cm (18in) apart.For Earlier Flowering: Sow indoors, individually in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 20-25C (68-77F).

When well grown, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost.

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