Botanical name: Helianthus annuus 'Moulin Rouge'
Other names: Sunflower 'Moulin Rouge'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Moulin Rouge' _ 'Moulin Rouge' is a tall, freely branching annual with large dark-green leaves on tall stems that are topped with daisy-like flowers from summer until early autumn. The bloom has a dark brown-black centre with deep red-brown petals.
Helianthus annuus 'Moulin Rouge' is: Deciduous
Flower: Reddish-brown, Dark-red, Brown, Black in Summer; Black, Reddish-brown, Dark-red, Brown in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Branching, Erect, Tall
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Helianthus annuus 'Moulin Rouge' (Sunflower 'Moulin Rouge') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife
Cultivation: Sow seeds in humus-rich, moist, free-draining soil in a sunny position in spring, once danger of frost has passed. Alternatively, seeds can be sown in a propagator in late winter. Protect young plants from slugs and snails and avoid acidic soils.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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