Annual. Blooms mid summer to fall. These dazzing 4' tall peachy-yellow sunflowers have petticoat-layered petals. A unique color in sunflowers, it has a rustic appearance that looks charming in cottage gardens, sunny gardens with blue or purple contrasting flowers, borders, and in cut flower arrangements where its lush 3-4" pollen free blooms last for up to a week.
When to plant outside: RECOMMENDED. Spring after the average last day of frost. Since seedlings grow so fast, this is the recommended method.
When to start inside: 4-6 weeks before average last day of frost. Start inside only if previous problems with birds eating planted seed outdoors. Plants grow more vigorously if sown directly outdoors.