Just 2.5 feet tall, Short Stuff is absolutely the most compact sunflower we’ve ever seen! Large 8-inch heads float above massive, heart-shaped leaves and Friends, if you’re looking for a cheerful border or a perfect sunflower for a container, look no further.
And did you know sunflower petals are edible? Just imagine your salads next summer!
We’re grateful for Merlyn and Mary Ann Niedens who selected Short Stuff in Illinois as well as countless generations of brilliant indigenous seedkeepers who have co-adapted with sunflowers on Turtle Island since time immemorial.
|25 Seeds||$3.95||In stock|
|50 Seeds||$6.80||In stock|
|100 Seeds||$12.80||In stock|
When to sow (Direct Seed recommended): After final frost, sow 2 seeds every 12-24 inches and thin to one. To Transplant, sow indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. Harden off 5 days and transplant after final frost.
Seeding Depth: 1/2 inch
Full Sun Days to Germination: 7-10 days at 70-75F
Plant spacing after thinning: 12-24 inches.
Days to Flower: 53-60 Height: 30 inches
Harvest: Harvest blooms for continued flowering, cutting for bouquets when blossom is 90% open.