Chianti is part of the Helianthus genus and is a Sunflower variety. Its scientific name is Helianthus annuus 'Chianti'. 'Chianti' is considered a hybrid cultivar. It is an Flower and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Chianti is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Chianti Sunflower is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Sunflower 'Chianti'
Growing Chianti from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Chianti about 21 days before your last frost date.
Sunflower 'Chianti' information
How long does Chianti take to grow?
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When should I sow Chianti?
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