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Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus 'Hopi Black Dye'

Botanical name: Helianthus annuus 'Hopi Black Dye'

Common name: sunflower

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Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus 'Hopi Black Dye'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 3a thru 11b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

bird attracting, butterfly attracting

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description for "Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus 'Hopi Black Dye'"

Helianthus annuus 'Hopi Black Dye' is an indigenous variety with a diverse range of flower types. All have golden-yellow single petals and develop dark blue black center. 'Hopi Black Dye' seeds are used for dying baskets and wool and are also edible. Mostly single stalks with occasional polyheads. 6-9 feet tall. Planting depth: 1 inch. Days to germination: 10-15 days. 90-100 days to maturity.

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