This striking sunflower really caught our eye in our sunfl ower trials. An abundance of uniform flowers up
to 6" in diameter are well branched on strong sturdy stems. Fabulous as a cut flower, Shock-o-Lat is also an ideal candidate
to plant en masse at the back of a border. Matures in approx. 50-60 days.
Color: Rich chocolate colored petals with gold-rimmed edges, and a dark disk
Approximately 11,310 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
Weeks indoor: 4 - 5 weeks
Plant spread: 18 - 20 inches
Plant height: 72"
Plant type: annual
Maturation days: 50-60 days