We have trialed Helios Flame Sunflowers for a few years, and each time the flower color and cleanliness of the flower head impresses us. Helios Flame is a pollen-free sunflower that produces golden yellow flowers adorned with a warm, mahogany ring towards the center and a clean dark disk. Tall sturdy stems and an excellent vase life make this new variety choice perfect for cut flower production. Matures in approx. 45-50 days.
Color: Golden yellow flowers with mahogany ring towards the center and a clean dark disk
Approximately 7,535 seeds per pound
Soil temperature: 70 - 75 degrees fahrenheit
Germination lighting: Dark required
Germination days: 4 - 8 days
Grow on temperature day: 55 - 60 degrees fahrenheit
Plant spread: 6 - 12 inches
Plant height: 42-48"
Plant type: annual
Maturation days: 45-50 days