Hot New Sunflowers to Grow


Article by: Yvonne Cunnington

In recent years, sunflowers have come into their own as cutting flowers. , Backyard Landscape Plan - Think About Your Family's Lifestyle First There are many exciting new cultivars in a variety of shapes - from standard ray flowers , Fertilizing to Create More Blossoms on Your s, Flowering Shrubs, and Trees to pompoms or fuzzy disks.

The plant , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage sizes too range from dwarf to giant. As for colors, , Tips for Buying Plants Online these too go well beyond the standard sunny yellow into white, , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment lemon, bicolors, and even dusky burgundy.

Cut sunflowers are expensive to buy, so if you have the space, it's well worth the effort to grow , Winterizing Your Roses your own.

Unique sunflower cultivars to grow:

Many of the newer sunflower cultivars are pollenless, which makes them perfect for cutting and bringing into the house. , Dutch Tulips

Here are some of my favorites:

  • 'Ring of Fire': An AAS (All-America-Selections) winner with striking 5-inch wide pollenless flowers; bi-coloured petals in dark red around a chocolate brown center taper off to golden yellow tips. , Furniture Benches Are Perfect For Every Outdoor Space Grows , Fabric Hammocks 4 to 5 feet tall; late-blooming.

  • Sunflower 'Claret': An excellent cutting sunflower that keeps its intense velvet burgundy color , Choosing Lawnmowers For Cutting Grass On Tennis Courts in the summer , Growing Nostalgic "Old Roses" In Your Garden sun. Main stem grows , Books About Landscaping 6 feet tall; produces side-shoots with lots of blooms.

  • 'Eversun': A deep yellow, early-blooming pollenless type with big 10- to 12-inch ray flowers , Fabric Hammocks around a dark brown disk; flowers , Backyard Landscape Plan - Think About Your Family's Lifestyle First produced on one main stem.

  • Sunflower 'Teddy Bear': I'm generally not a fan of overbred flowers, , Your Dream Garden but I've fallen in love with the sheer zaniness of this one. Has soft, fluffy, pompom heads that make handsome cut flowers; 2 to 3 feet tall with lots of flowers , Small Backyard Mini-Ponds are Low on Maintenance and Easy to Install per plant. , Your Dream Garden A perfect plant , Garden Benches - What They Are for a children's garden , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage (and anyone who is young at heart). Does well in containers too.

  • 'Giant Sungold' Sunflower: At 5 feet in height with lots of flower-bearing branches, this is a taller version of 'Teddy Bear'.
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For more information, , Fertilizing to Create More Blossoms on Your Flowers, Flowering Shrubs, and Trees visit garden , Growing Nostalgic "Old Roses" In Your writer Yvonne Cunnington's sunflower page at | For more information , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures on growing , Cactus Grafting: Lophophora Williamsii to Trichocereus Candicans as a Rapid Propagation Technique sunflower from seed, , A Guide to Vines and How to Vine Beauty with Your Garden go to | Yvonne is the author of the book Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for the Horticulturally Helpless.

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