Sunflower Red Desire Flower Seeds

Sunflower Red Desire Flower Seeds bloom into compact, russet-red sunflowers with dark foliage, perfect for both garden beds and patio pots. With a Fleuroselect Gold Medal, this variety offers a long flowering period of 8-10 weeks.


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How to Grow Sunflower Red Desire Seeds: Your Gardening Guide

Get Ready for Vibrant Red Blooms

If you want to introduce a splash of rich red into your garden, Sunflower Red Desire Seeds are your go-to choice. These compact sunflowers offer a long-lasting burst of colour for up to 10 weeks.

Sowing Instructions

  • Days to Germination: 14-21 days
  • Optimal Soil Temp for Germination: 20-30°C
  • Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
  • Seed Spacing: 4-6 inches
  • Plant Spacing: 24-36 inches

Cultivating Your Sunflower

Indoor Sowing

Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last spring frost. When seedlings are 2-3 inches high, transfer to individual pots.

Outdoor Sowing

Direct-sow seeds outside after all danger of frost has passed. Seeds can be sown as late as 100 days before the last frost.


Snail and Slug Protection

Be vigilant in protecting young plants from snails and slugs.

Staking and Support

Depending on exposure, you may need to provide staking or support.

Flowering Period

Expect a generous flowering period of 8-10 weeks, adding a warm touch to your garden or patio.


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