Moulin Rouge Royale Sunflower – Hybrid


Moulin Rouge Royale Sunflower – Hybrid | Ecologically grown
Helianthus annuus | Annual | Heirloom

Dark red colored sunflower. A multi-branch type. Used extensively by florist for its color. Harvest flower before completely open for long-lasting vase life. Edible sunflower with bittersweet flavour. Young sunflower buds are edible and taste similar to artichokes heart.

Planting tip: Direct sow outdoors end of May.

Harvesting tip: Harvest when seed heads dry on their stems. Put a brown bag over the flower to secure it away from squirrels and birds.