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Helianthus annuus, Black Oil Sunflower Seed Balls for Spring

  • 1450

Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Wild Sunflower (Helianthus annuus- Wild). Reaching about 6' tall, wild sunflowers are branched and produce many 3-5" sunflower blossoms. It must be planted in the fall. Wild Sunflower is an important habitat plant. Pollinators love the flowers, and birds and rodents love the seeds. A sun-loving US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

This plant can spread into agricultural areas, where it is not wanted. Be a conscientious gardener and keep it well away from farm fields.

Plant outdoors Fall. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.

• An annual
• Native to Western and Central US
• full sun and well-draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Fall, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Wild Sunflower is native to the following states:
Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.

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