Sunflower: Moulin Rouge

Sunflower: Moulin Rouge - Seeds & Bulbs

Sunflower 'Moulin Rouge'
(Helanthus annus)

A rich, velvety, deep red sunflower with no hint of gold or brown. Flowers are pollenless. Dramatic in beds and borders. This beautiful sunflower will steal the show in your garden and in bouquets. You'll get better quality cut flowers if you plant them closer together, resulting in longer and stronger stems and smaller flowers. Cut before flower opens completely for a long vase life. Multiple branches on each plant.

Average Count: 15 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Mid Summer through Fall
Height: 6'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring - after last frost
When to Sow Inside: 4-6 weeks before last frost. Seedlings grow quickly, so start outdoors unless you have had problems with birds eating seedlings.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 6"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 1' apart

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