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Velvet Queen Sunflower Seeds

Velvet Queen Sunflower Seeds


Velvet Queen sunflowers boast shades of yellow, orange, and red ringed around a large, glittering black center. They measure up to 8 inches across and proudce all summer long.

These flowers are unforgettable in the garden or vase. Velvet Queen really does look like a setting sun, with its play of warm colors and huge size.

These flowers arise on 4- to 5-foot stalks a manageable size for the bed, border, or even vegetable garden, and just right for lining up along a fence or wall! The bloom is heaviest in midsummer, but you will find both early and late comers among Velvet Queen's blooms, keeping your vases full and your garden ablaze for many weeks.

Sunflowers are among the easiest of all annuals to grow from seed. Wait until the soil warms in spring, then simply push the large seeds into the earth, water them well, and wait for the thick stem to arise! Perfect for a child's first garden or a seasoned landscaper's prize display, Velvet Queen will delight you! Plant it in plenty of sun and normal to dry soil. 


  • Approximate Seed Count


    *Filled by weight

  • Planting Guide

    Ideal Temperature: 60-80F
    Germination Time: 4-10 days
    Maturity Date: 90 days
    Plant Spacing: 8-12 inches
    Container Size: 10 gallon


  • Sowing Recommendation

    direct sow after consistent 55F temperatures

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