Annual. Blooms late summer to fall. 18-24" tall. Large 10" yellow flowers with brown centers. Fabulous for cutting and a fun plant for a kid's garden. Just the right size for your favorite 'Gardener in Training'! If you love the large heads of giant sunflowers, but don't have the room to grow them, Sunspot has large flowers on short stalks. It makes large dramatic cut flowers, container plantings or a short annual hedge. Birds enjoy the seed heads in autumn and winter. Kids can dry the seeds for their own homegrown tasty snack.
When to plant outside: RECOMMENDED. Sow in spring after the average last frost date.
When to start inside: Sow 4-6 weeks before average last spring frost. Start inside only if previous problems with birds eating planted seed outdoors. Plants grow more vigorously if sown directly outdoors.