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Helianthus annuus 'Oranges and Lemons'

Sunflower

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy annual

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Helianthus annuus 'Oranges and Lemons'

Plant details

Of all the sunflowers, Helianthus annuus includes the largest species and cultivars. Some flower heads can be produced up to 30cm wide. Native to the USA, these plants have bristly and toothed broad leaves. They're quick-growing annuals that should be planted in a sunny position, in moist but well-drained soil. Helianthus annuus 'Oranges And Lemons' produces flowers with bright yellow petals.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Helianthus

Species: annuus

Cultivar: Oranges And Lemons

Plant type: Hardy annual

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 120cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Flowering period: July to October


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