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PLANTING TIME FOR SUNFLOWERS IN MILDER CLIMATES

FleuroSun Compact Classic Gold with young admirer

PLANTING TIME FOR SUNFLOWERS IN MILDER CLIMATES

It is now a good time to consider planting sunflowers in many regions of southern Australia, especially in coastal areas where there is a milder climate. FleuroSun sunflower hybrids have quite good cold tolerance and whilst germination and seedling emergence in August /September may be a bit slower than in Summer, most plants should be out of the ground within 2 weeks. In areas where frosts are likely in October, buds can be affected - so hold off planting there until October. Dr Keith White from Copsley Ornamentals has already planted sunflowers at his home on the Mornington Peninsula south of...

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Copsley Ornamentals stand at Melbourne Flower Show

 Copsley Ornamentals will have a stand Site A.32 at Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, between Wednesday March 29 & Sunday 2nd April - including for the twilight session on Friday evening. The stand will feature a range of flowers from FleuroSun hybrids, pots of Dwarf FleuroSun hybrids, packets of seed of an extensive range of hybrids, and acrylic tiles, wood-prints and place-mats featuring sunflower designs from Colours Of White Collection. We hope to see you there.

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A Reminder about Sunflower Open Day at Blowhard outside Ballarat next Sunday 12th February

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Recent pictures of Fleurosun sunflower hybrids at Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

     

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ABC Gardening Australia; FleuroSun sunflower hybrids

ABC Gardening Australia; FleuroSun sunflower hybrids

The January issue of ABC Gardening Australia now on sale contains the attached advertisement for FleuroSun sunflower hybrids. An Open Day will be held at Copsley Ornamentals main sunflower nursery at Blowhard via Ballarat on Sunday 12th February; the nursery includes over 2000 plots and 400 FleuroSun hybrids.

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