Organic Evening Colors Sunflower $2.95 $3.25
We are waiting on more to arrive 2/10. It can be pre-ordered to reserve yours.  Each plant carries an amazing variety of gold and pale yellow flowers with dusty rose to pink rings. High Mowing Organic Seeds - An unusual genetic mix with few solid colors and chocolatey brown centers. Well-branched; stems average 18" long with single heads. Great for bouquets and provides a long season of color Organic & Open-Pollinated Great cut flower Attracts bees and butterflies 8' tall Annual Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" =1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Velvet Queen Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (H. annuus) Striking 4" wide flower heads with mahogany-red petals and an almost black center. Well branched free-flowering plants with strong stems make this an ideal sunflower for borders or cut flowers. Plants grow 5-7' tall. Annual, 75-100 days.  Characteristics:  Annual flowers with multiple flower heads per plant Plants grow to 5-7 feet tall Flowers are mahogany-red and 4 inches across Ideal as cut flowers 75-100 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Valentine Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Bred by Dr. Kovács of Budapest, Hungary. Beautiful soft primrose-yellow petals with rounded tips, dark brown central disk. Plants grow 5' tall; many side branches produce 5-6" flowers. Cut flowers can last 7-10 days. For longer-lasting bouquets of flowers, be sure to pick heads that are just about to open. Annual, 70 days. Characteristics:  Organic Annual flowers with multiple flower heads per plant Plants grow to 5-6 feet tall Pale yellow flowers last 7-10 days as a cut flower 70 days 50 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Torch Mexican Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (Tithonia rotundifolia) (aka Mexican Sunflower) Fiery orange 2-3" flowers attract lots of butterflies all summer long until frost. A favorite because of its extended bloom period. Nice for fresh arrangements. Branching plants grow 4-6' tall. Annual, 60 days.  Characteristics:  Annual flowers with multiple flower heads per plant Plants grow to 4-6 feet tall Flower heads grow to 3 inches across Bright orange flowers attract butterflies 60 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Teddy Bear Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (H. annuus) Beautiful double 4-6" golden-yellow blooms are great for cut flowers. Makes an excellent border in front of larger sunflowers. A favorite with children. Dwarf plants grow only 18-24" tall. Annual, 75 days.  Characteristics:  Annual flowers Plants grow to 18-24 inches tall Golden yellow double blossoms are 4-6 inches across Great for cut flowers 75 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Hopi Black Dye Sunflower, Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
A Hopi heirloom prized for its purple-black seeds, used especially for coloring baskets. High Mowing Organic Seeds - High Mowing sold this variety in our very first catalog, and we're bringing it back in part to complete the circle of our journey, and in part, because it's a great variety. Like us, it's scrappy and resilient and does a lot with a little, where the seeds are good for dye but also for food or feed, and are the best for de-hulling. The massive tall flowers are classically sunflower beautiful, with yellow rays around purple-black centers. Grown for countless generations, this variety will almost certainly still be used to make dye a hundred years from now. Approx. 500 seeds/oz. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated Heirloom  Natural dye source  7-11 feet tall  95 days  1/16 oz approx.  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" - 1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Titan Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - One of the tallest-growing, biggest-headed, and largest-seeded varieties available to gardeners. This is the one for impressing your neighbors and winning awards at county fairs. Grow your own backyard giant this year—plants can grow 12' tall with large yellow heads reaching 18-24" across! Edible seeds. Annual, 75 days. Characteristics:  Organic Annual flowers with edible seeds Plants grow to 12 feet tall Flower heads grow to 18-24 inches across 75 days 50 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Sunflower Mixture Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A complete mixture of species and forms. If you can only plant one packet of sunflower seeds, this would be the one! The extended bloom period provides a nice supply of flowers for cutting from July until frost. For longer-lasting bouquets, be sure to pick heads that are just about to open. Plants average 4-6' tall. Annual, starts blooming at 60 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz  Characteristics:  Annual flowers Plants average 4-6 feet tall A mix of colors from yellow to orange to burgundy Great for cut flower arrangements Starts blooming at 60 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Ox Eye Sunflower Prairie $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Produces huge quantities of brilliant yellow-orange flowers from June to September. Very easy to grow. Seeds are great for the birds! Excellent cut flower lasting up to 10 days. Grows 2-5' tall. Self-sows; does not spread by rhizomes. Hardy to zone 4.  Characteristics:  Self-seeding and hardy to zone 4 Plants grow to 2-5 feet tall Long-lasting yellow-orange flowers Blooms from June through September 150 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just under the surface of the soil in late winter or early spring. Also germinates readily when sewn into a weed-free seedbed in fall, spring, or early summer. Prefers a moderately rich loam, clay, or slightly damp sandy soil. Will tolerate very light shade.   Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before planting out Germination: 10-15 Days Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Mammoth Sunflower $2.95 $3.25
The giant of all sunflowers with tall, thick stalks supporting huge heads that tower over the garden. High Mowing Organic Seeds - This single-stemmed variety is a very fast and vigorous grower, perfect for creating living walls or fences, sunflower houses, kids' gardens and more. Also a great variety for edible seeds or feeding the birds. Towering plants are beloved by children, birds and bees. Organic & Open-Pollinated Food for birds and bees Fun for kids 12' tall Annual Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" - 1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Rostov Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (H. annuus) Classic Russian sunflower. Heads grow up to 12" in diameter on sturdy 6' stalks. Very good variety for edible seed production. Annual, 70 days.  Characteristics:  Organic Annual flowers with edible seeds Plants grow to 6 feet tall Flower heads grow to 12 inches across 70 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Arikara Sunflower, 1930 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
OUT OF STOCK The Seed Savers Exchange - (Helianthus annuus) Collected by Melvin Gilmore from the Arikara tribe at the Fort Berthold Reservation. First offered by Oscar H. Will in 1930. Sturdy plants grow up to 12' tall, flowers are single to multi-headed. Some single heads grow 12-16" across. Traditionally grown for its masses of edible seeds. Annual, 70 days. Characteristics:  Organic Annual flowers with edible seeds Plants grow to 12 feet tall Flower heads grow to 12-16 inches across 70 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Irish Eyes Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
Low inventory of these left.  We are not sure if we will get this one back in for the 2022 season. The Seed Savers Exchange - A favorite Heritage Farm sunflower. Dwarf plants loaded with multiple blooms that have pointed golden petals and green centers. One of the best for container gardening and cutting. Plants grow 24-30" tall. Annual, 60 days. Characteristics:  Annual flowers with multiple flower heads per plant Flowers have pointed petals and green centers Plants grow 24-30 inches tall Good for container gardening and cutting 60 days 25 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Tarahumara White Seeded Sunflower, Heirloom over 300 years old $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A well-adapted introduction, most likely of Canadian Mennonite origin, later adopted by the Tarahumara tribe. Solid gold flowers are 8-10" in diameter. Primarily ivory-colored edible seeds with an occasional striped seed. Tolerant of poor conditions. Plants grow 6-9' tall. Annual, 80 days. Characteristics: Organic Annual flowers with golden petals grow to 10 inches across Edible seeds Plants grow to 6-9 feet tall Tolerates poor soil 80 days 25 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Mammoth Russian Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - One of the oldest and most popular sunflower varieties available. Towering 12' plants with huge heads supported by massive trunks. Use to attract pollinators, turn heads in the neighborhood, roast for eating, or feed wildlife throughout winter. Grey striped seed. Annual, 90 days.  Characteristics:  Huge heads supported by massive trunks  Attract pollinators Plants grow 12 feet tall  Good for a roast for eating or wildlife  90 days 100 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
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