The Miss Mars, or Ms. Mars, sunflower, Helianthus annuus, has petals that are merlot in color and transition to pink over time. Miss Mars flowers are available for sale from Burpee.Continue Reading
The Miss Mars sunflower is an annual that requires full sun and is drought and heat tolerant. This sunflower has dark green foliage and 6-inch blooms that open in summer. The Miss Mars grows up the 24 inches in light well-drained soil.
The Miss Mars sunflower is planted in the garden or in a container, and it is used as a cut flower or dried. Since sunflowers face the sun, the plant should be placed in an open area.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers