What a beautiful contrast to a standard yellow sunflower! This lovely, unassuming flower radiates in a warm shade of chocolate brown. The Chocolate sunflower is also known as Comb Flower Chocolate, Golden Flower of Peru Chocolate, and St. Bartholomew’s Star Chocolate. Plant this with a traditional yellow sunflower for a striking focal point in your garden.
- full sun
- 6.0 to 6.8
- 1 to 10
- 8 to 12 inches
- 1 inch per week
- direct sow
- grows to a height of 4 to 5 feet
- suitable for container gardening
- attracts pollinators
Have you tried growing Chocolate sunflowers? How do you use them? Please tell us your experiences growing Chocolate sunflowers.