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Sunflower 'Magic Roundabout'     

Helianthus annuus

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Magic Roundabout is part of the Helianthus genus and is a Sunflower variety. Its scientific name is Helianthus annuus 'Magic Roundabout'. 'Magic Roundabout' is considered a hybrid cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Hansa yellow and   Alloy orange. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Fern green and   Grade 1 Paint Green colour.

A hybrid variety that produces a 4" flower that blooms until frost. Colors range from cream with a rose center to apricot with a dark red center.1

The buds, petals and seeds are edible.

This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Magic Roundabout is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.13 metres (6.93 feet). Expect blooming to occur in mid summer.

Magic Roundabout Sunflower is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Magic Roundabout have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Magic Roundabout

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Magic Roundabout is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Magic Roundabout requires a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Magic Roundabout from seed

Transplanting Magic Roundabout

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Magic Roundabout is a tender plant.

Harvesting Magic Roundabout

Sunflower Magic Roundabout Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin annuus meaning “annual”.2

Other Names for Sunflower 'Magic Roundabout'



1 “Livingston Seed Co.”

2 Latin Dictionary

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