Sunflowers

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Sunflowers for Cut Flower Sales - Guide

Sunflower seeds are one of the top-selling flower seeds. They have been dated to as far back as 2100BC and were frequently grown by Native Americans as a crop in North America. Today, sunflowers are grown for their beauty, or for seed or oil production. The popular disk flowers are also commonly used for mazes and outdoor "structures," as some varieties can reach up to 14 feet tall!
View Quick Facts Chart
Sunflowers for Cut Flower Sales - Guide

Sunflower seeds are one of the top-selling flower seeds. They have been dated to as far back as 2100BC and were frequently grown by Native Americans as a crop in North America. Today, sunflowers are grown for their beauty, or for seed or oil production. The popular disk flowers are also commonly used for mazes and outdoor "structures," as some varieties can reach up to 14 feet tall!

Growers, check out the handy reference chart for sunflowers attached above. Spacing information is not included, as it varies widely based on your growing practices and what size flowers you wish to achieve. If you need guidance on spacing, please call our office at 800-544-7938 and we will be happy to assist you.

Maximize your sunflower sales by selling them with a seasonal flair. Consider grouping your flowers using the following seasonal color schemes:

THE SPRING LOOK: Pastel or light-shaded petals ranging from white to peach to pastel yellow, all with light-colored disks.
THE SUMMER LOOK: Warm brown disks with brightly colored yellow or gold petals.
THE FALL LOOK: Color combinations in warm shades of burgundy to maroon, or combinations of golden orange and red, all with very dark brown centers.


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