mexican sunflower

Mifflintown, PA(Zone 6a)

can anyone tell me anything abt gathering seed from mexican sunflower? I planted this spring but I forget what the seed looked like. Thanks.

(Daniel) Mount Orab, OH(Zone 6b)

Just like Helianthus debils and Echins, their seeds are "prime" and "findable" for a very short time. As soon as the stem of the flower dries, take the head and ( while wearing gloves!!) break the head apart, looking for these:


This is the 'Torch' var.

Thumbnail by DMgardener

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