Goldy Honey Bear Sunflower Seeds


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Goldy Honey Bear has thick, multi-branching stalks that stay upright without staking. Green centers are revealed as the 5"–7" flowers open. As they mature, the blooms become fully double, solid gold, and surrounded by sun-like ray petals. In ideal conditions, these nearly pollenless flowers may grow so large that just one will fill an entire vase! Long-blooming display for a flower border, hedge, or screen. You may even recognize these unique sunflowers from Vincent van Gogh's famous Sunflowers paintings! Sunflowers are edible, with a bittersweet flavor. The petals add a pretty pop of color on salads and desserts. The young, sunflower buds are edible, with a flavor similar to artichoke hearts. They can be grilled, marinated, or sauteed for an unusual appetizer or side dish.

$2.99 25 seeds

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

Family: Asteraceae

Native: North America

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 5'–6' tall, 24" wide, multi–branching

Variety Information: 5"–7" fully double, golden-yellow blooms. Centers are green until maturity when they turn brown.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sunflowers are senstive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: ¼"–½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 18"–24"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 18"–24"

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Goldy Honey Bear Sunflower Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
So cute!
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These sunflowers are just so delightful. They are so unique and people always comment on them. They grew very well in Colorado and lasted a very long time. Even though they didn't attract as many pollinators as the other sunflowers, they were a great visual addition to my flower garden. Highly recommend!
Grace Wright from CO

Favorite sunflower!
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Sep 18, 2020
These are my new favorite sunflowers! They get tall to act as a fence hedge, and produce so many flowers heads - it's absolutely gorgeous. One plant had 25 flowers on it at one time! Special note- make sure to stake these early for more support.
Elly from CO

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