7 Royal purple sunflower seeds- #1351

Regular price $ 2.50

Hi ya'l, ... here's our Royal Purple Giant.........(Helianthus annuus P.) " Royal Purple Giant Sunflower " is a 18 foot or bigger giant with a huge head and even larger leaves and stalks...Build a Sunflower House...with the kids!... One of the few cultivated plants native to North America, it is believed that wild sunflowers once covered thousands of square miles of land that is now the western United States. Sunflower remains have been found in North American archaeological sites dating from as early as 3,000 B.C. ... Fun Facts : Most flower heads on a field of blooming sunflowers are turned towards the east, where the sun rises each morning. Immature sunflowers in the bud stage exhibit heliotropism; on sunny days the bud tracks the sun on its journey along the sky from east to west, while at night or at dawn it returns to its eastward orientation.....Scientific literature reports, that a 40 foot single-head, sunflower plant was grown in Padua, Italy in 1567. ....The sunflower is the state flower of the U.S. state of Kansas, and one of the city flowers of Kitakyushu, Japan.....Sunflowers also produce latex and are the subject of experiments to improve their suitability as an alternative crop for producing hypoallergenic rubber....This variety grows rapidly from seed and is a heavy cropper and produces dark purple edible seeds...A very easy grow for all.....Sunflowers need full sun, 6-8 hours of direct sunlight per day—the more the better-! a True Purple Giant for all Sunflower contests... seeds...Thanks, RobsRareandGiantSeeds.com