Description: Family of the Asteraceae plant
Italian name: Sunflower
The purchase of fresh flowers, pre-treated by the floriculturist, guarantees a longer duration.
Use a clean pot with tap water (at room temperature).
Adding the cut flower preservative (Chrysal, Floralife) to the water extends the shelf life. Shorten the stems 3-5 cm with an oblique cut using a knife or sharp scissors. Avoid letting the leaves come into contact with water.
Avoid exposure of flowers to drafts, full sun and radiators.
Regularly add tap water to the jar. Warning! These flowers absorb a lot of water. Keep the flowers away from the fruit basket. The fruit emits ethylene gas, which accelerates the aging process of the flowers. In floral works: wet the sponge well and also add the preservative (Chrysal, Floralife) to the water.
The south and west of the United States
In the garden this plant attracts bees, bumblebees and butterflies!
Fertility, trust, self-esteem, vitality, admiration, strength and loyalty.
Helianthus owes its name to the Greek words for sun (Helios) and flower (Anthos).
Length: 70 cm