(Helianthus cucumerifolius) Italian White is a different species of sunflower than the typical annusí type. The plants are highly branching and lots of 4 inch flowers are produced. The flowers have attractive deep brown centers surrounded by a sunny lemon yellow ring and then antique white petals. The stems are strong and so these are excellent for fresh arrangements. Most/full sun - Annual - 6-7 feet - 25+ seeds/pack.