This annual has outstanding deep red and burgundy colored flowers with dark centers.
Sunflower, Velvet Queen
$3.50 – $19.50
Sunflower – Velvet Queen
This annual has outstanding deep red and burgundy colored flowers with dark centers. Earlier to bloom than many sunflowers, this flower can be planted as soon as temperatures are at least 70°F. Produces multiple blooms per plant with long stems perfect for cut flowers. In areas, with mild winters sunflowers can be grown almost year-round! On our farm, we plant them from February until November.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms spring, summer and fall.
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies; leaves are favored by finches.
Soil: Adaptable to various, moderately fertile soil types.
|Days to Germination:||7-14|
|Days to Bloom:||45-65+|
|Height at Maturity:||5’-7’|
|Lighting Requirements||Full Sun|
Package Weight: 2 gram
Approximate seed count per packet: 62 seeds
Sows about 25′ Row (This takes into account thinning)
|Dimensions||5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in|
Packet, 1 ounce