• RHS Sunflower Teddy Bear

RHS Sunflower Teddy Bear

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20 Seeds
Helianthus annuus
Item Code: 28426
Hardy Annual (HA)
Full Sun
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable For Cutting
Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit
Height: 60cm(24in)
Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA)



A compact and bushy, well branched variety producing lots of double, uniquely soft-to-the touch blooms. A wonderfully charming and unusual addition to mixed beds and borders.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Outdoors, March to May. In a prepared seed bed in flowering position. Sow 2 seeds together with 30cm between pairs. Cover lightly with 1.5cm of soil, Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 14-21 days. Remove weaker seedlings leaving one per position. Seedlings removed can be transplanted 30cm apart, flowers June to October. Or Indoors, March to May. In individual pots of seed compost. Sow singly, cover with 1.5cm of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Stand outside for a few days late May (avoid frosts). Transplant 30cm apart in flowering position, flowers, June to October.

Hint's & Tips

If pests are a problem, start indoors