River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

Helianthus annuus                                                                $29.50 per/lb

SUNFLOWER                                                                            Limited Supply

TYPE: Annual

HEIGHT: 3-6 feet

HABITAT: Open sites, roadsides, 

SEEDING RATE: 10-15 lbs per acre with 

approximately 240,000 seeds per lb


Provides feed and cover for doves, quail, and songbirds. Grows well on both sides of the Cascades and will reseed. Tolerates some frost and is drought resistant. Best planted in the fall for spring sprout. Fall plant for best results, although early spring planting is okay. 

Planting Instructions: 

Use general ground prep method (click here) Drill 20 lbs per acre 1” to 2” deep or spin spread 25 lbs per acre. If spin spread, lightly harrow and either way, roll if possible. Spread 200 lbs of 16-16-16 fertilizer per acre.