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FleuroSunTM Branched Dwarf Sunflower 180MM

FleuroSunTM ‘Branched Dwarf Sunflower’ – 180MM

I am Dwarf Sunflower. My family originated from North America

Botanic Name: Helianthus annuus nana ‘Assorted’

Upright – Huge Blooms

I am Australian bred and have been created as a world class sunflower series of cultivars with the home gardener in mind.

My varieties have been bred to be dwarf and are ideal in pots with multiple flowering stems.

My flowers come in a stunning array of colours including red, mauve and lilac forms.

I should be grown in full sun and my developing blooms will follow the sun but usually settle facing north east when mature so it is a good idea to plant them on the west side of the garden to appreciate the mature blooms.

My flowers are pollen-free and last longer than regular sunflowers.

My blooms do not set seed but still produce nectar attract bees and beneficial insects.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 0.4m Width: 0.25m
I like to be watered regularly but let the soil dry out between waterings
Great For Pots
I prefer a well-draining soil, covered by a light layer of mulch
I am popular and will make you happy because…
I am just as happy in pots and containers as I am planted out in the garden
My multi-stem form produces repeat flowering in shades of reds, yellows and lilacs during the warmer months
I am pollen-free to enhance flower life and avoid pollen allergies

    Plant me:

  • in pots and other containers
  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • to be cut flowers to be enjoyed indoors

Tips for success…

Plant on the west of the garden as my developing blooms will follow the sun but usually face east when mature
Plant me 15cm apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Asteraceae
Other names:

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What is the Small Spaces™ Collection

No matter how Narrow & Small your modern urban space is, you can create a lush & colourful garden or courtyard.

Combine the habits of Upright, Mounding & Trailing for easy colourful arrangements in pots, containers or garden beds.

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

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Upright - Mounding - Trailing

A simple recipe to create professional-looking plants and garden designs

By having the plants divided in the three types, Upright, Mounding or Trailing, we remove the intimidation factor to create your own gardening designs.

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Upright plants

Also called thrillers, are the big, bold focal point, the centerpiece plant for your design. This plant provides an eye-catching vertical element.

You first select your Upright plant, which usually will be the tallest plants, and the starting point of your design.
Then, when is time to plant, the Upright plant goes in the center if your pot that will be viewed from all sides.
You planted in the back of a pot, or the back of a garden bed, depending on your focal point.

A great upright choice is tall ornamental grasses such as purple fountain grass or liriopes. You can find them under our Mighty Tuff® collection. Or you can use anigozanthos from our Nature's Nectar®.
Small Spaces offers a collection of flowering plants ideal to use as thrillers, such are Cannas, Alstroemerias, Mandevilleas or you can even use some dwarf pittosporums

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Mounding plants

Also called fillers, are mid-size, mounding, or rounded plants that surround and complement but not overwhelm the upright plant and fill the space in the planter or garden. You can use one filler or opt for two or three different plants in your container or garden design. Pick colours that complement your Upright Plant, or different textures, like a round-leaved mounding plant with a spiky Upright plant.

Often, they help by hiding the bare knees, the less interesting stems or stalks of the Upright plants

The difficult part is selecting the plant from so many choices, but a few suggestions include: cupheas, salvias, scaevolas, pelargoniums, etc.

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Trailing plants

Also called spillers, are splashy plants that cascade and tumble over the sides of containers or cascaiding down a wall .

Even though the main rule of this plants is to sprawl over the side of the pots, sometimes it's fun to unify a composition by training a few tendrils of a Trailing plant to climb into and through both the Mounding and Upright plants.

You can use some of this varieties as Trailing plants: ajugas, campanulas, lotus Red Flash, lobelias, Veronica Oxford Blue, etc.

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