4.7 out of 5 (55 experiences)
Also known as
Comb Flower, Autumn Beauty Sunflower and chianti hybrid
What other plant parents say
Beautiful, sunny, and immediately brighten up a garden. However if you have squirrels in your area - these will also immediately serve as a tasty snack for them the day they are put outside. If y…
I gave it 3 stars because it was a few feet tall and still in a pot that I think was too small for it. It’s better for people who live in warmer weather. I’d also recommend growing it outside so i…
These grew quickly and in droves! Fairly easy to take care of… just water a bit when they get drier. They love to follow the sunlight.
I love my sunflowers :) Harry styles and Keanu Leaves have been very good! Love them so much
Did not take long to sprout at all and they are already long and growing fast
browns and dies very easily and need to be watered everyday
Pretty leaves. Should have given it a lot more sunlight.
Need to fertilize regularly if having indoor!
You need to water it everydsy or it dies
growing so quickly !! love it !!
How to care for Common Sunflower
Common Sunflower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Sunflower may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Sunflower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.